Conducting an Effective Incident Investigation Knowing how to conduct an effective incident investigation is an important part of your safety culture. Too often, investigations become fault-finding ventures that neither determine the root cause of the incident nor prevent similar incidents from happening again. Read More
Holiday Safety Basics According to Electrical Safety Foundation International, falls involving holiday decorations account for about 5,800 emergency room (ER) visits every year. And injuries involving extension cords account for about 4,000 ER visits a year. The holiday season is full of distractions, stressors Read More
Do You Need Burglary Insurance? Your primary commercial property policy may include some coverage for burglary losses, but it is typically quite narrow in scope. Commercial property insurance often excludes certain types of crime-related losses or restricts how much you can recoup for property damaged during a Read More
Russian Ransomware is Targeting Small Businesses in the U.S.: What You Can Do Ransomware is used by cybercriminals to infect data in an attempt to extort money, often a cryptocurrency, from the victims. It’s one of the most common types of malware, but it’s also one of the most dangerous. While some ransomware can Read More
Take Steps To Improve Mental Health in Your Organization Mental health, noted by the World Health Organization as the leading cause of disability even before the pandemic, has exploded as a workplace concern. Boston University reports that rates of depression have increased from less than one in 10 to nearly one Read More
DOL Cybersecurity Guidance: What Employers and Plan Sponsors Need To Know Cybersecurity risks to plan participants and their retirement assets are mounting. According to a March 2021 report by the Government Accountability Office, 401(k) investors are at risk for “enormous losses” of sensitive information if the Read More
Cryptocurrency Is Here To Stay — Is Your Business Ready? If you buy, sell or trade goods and services, you’re likely to encounter cryptocurrencies. Colleges and universities, retailers, nonprofits and fast-food chains accept cryptocurrency. Employers are even offering their employees income and retirement plans Read More
Your Business Could Benefit From Being Hacked It’s the wild west out there, where code vulnerabilities ramble the cyber range as far as the bots can crawl. Almost no industry was immune from cyberattacks in 2021, according to PropertyCasualty360.com (Jan. 28, 2022). “We may look back at 2021 as the year when we Read More