Assessing the Risk for Workplace Violence Prevention (Part 1 of 2)

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Every year, two million American workers report being a victim of workplace violence. Violent assailants may be robbers, strangers, co-workers, clients or customers and relatives of an employee. The published risk factors (OSHA, 2015) that correspond most frequently for human service workers include: working with unstable or volatile persons, transporting passengers, delivery of goods or… Read more »

Claims Satisfaction Survey Results

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We are pleased to share the results of our recent claims survey with you. As always, we welcome the opportunity for constructive feedback. Please take a moment to review the results, and see how we scored in several key areas. All scores are on a scale of 0-5, with 5 being the highest possible level… Read more »

Pre-Employment Background and Reference Checks for Non-Profit Organizations

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Pre-Employment Background Checks for Non-Profits

Many non-profit organizations consider background and reference checks as an unnecessary burden. Because many non-profits are staffed by volunteers, some mistakenly think that these pre-employment checks can actually discourage people from wanting to join their organizations. Pre-employment checks should not discourage potential volunteers (unless the volunteers have something to hide). On the contrary, they can… Read more »

Rater

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Location Minneapolis, MN Position Summary To provide support to the underwriters through the rating and computing of premiums on policies and endorsements, including preparation for policy writing and statistical information for coding. Main Responsibilities ​Rate package policies and excess if applicable. Rate and Compute premium on quotes, polices and endorsements including experience rating and ISO… Read more »

Hurricane Preparedness

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Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane is approaching!!! With the potential for damaging winds and water, it is imperative that you and your business are protected. Please take some time to review the following suggestions for protecting and mitigating the impact of this storm.   Planning : Review property insurance with the company’s insurance agent concerning the hazards of a… Read more »

Beware of Using Personal Vehicles for Business Purposes

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Personal Vehicles for Business Related Activities Auto

These days, it seems that many organizations are relying more and more on employees and volunteers to personally carry out business-related activities of the organization. This may include using their own personal vehicles for any number of business-related purposes, such as traveling to off-site meetings, picking up office supplies, attending organization-mandated development classes, or conducting… Read more »

Preventing Slips Trips and Falls

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Preventing Slips Trips and Falls

Accidents related to slips, trips and falls account for a large number of general liability and workers’ compensation claims. Often, these types of accidents are simply caused by wet or icy surface conditions. However, such accidents (and the injuries that result from them) are often also related to, among other things, inadequate maintenance, improper footwear… Read more »