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  • As the seasons change, there’s only so much we can assume about what Mother Nature has in store for us. We can be sure that winters in the Northeastern United States will be cold—but just how cold? How much precipitation will fall and lead to ice accumulation? What are the chances of incurring devastating property... Read more » The post Hedge Your Bets Against Ice Damage From Northeastern Winter...

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  •   Public relations crises pose a threat to businesses across the US. From product safety issues and violent incidents to data breaches and customer service fails, crises are a common occurrence. Too often, defensive responses from company leaders further damage reputations, stoke anger from the public and may even draw attention from lawyers and regulators.... Read more » The post Is Your Busines...

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  • Be honest, how many times has someone told you it is important to build relationships in your career? And how many times do you expect to hear it in the next several years? For me, the answer to both questions is more times than I could possibly count. Is building strong relationships really important or... Read more » The post Your Career Needs More Great Relationships. Here’s How to Build Them....

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  • Whether you’re running a corporation’s direct mail components through your presses, creating die-cut coasters for a local restaurant, or embossing an entrepreneur’s first batch of business cards, you’ve got your client’s brand in your hands—and they’re trusting you to provide a timely, high-quality product that they’re proud to share with their customers and colleagues. What... Read more » The po...

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • As the US craft beer market grows each year, brewers drive more production, sales volume, and revenue for the industry. According to the Brewers Association, the craft beer market in the US is worth $23.5 billion, and craft beer sales volume continues to rise—it grew over 6% in 2016. In terms of production volume in... Read more » The post Tips to Help Keep Your Brewery Safe appeared first on Aca...

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Every year, electrical equipment, wiring, appliances and tools cause injuries and fires at both homes and workplaces. Paying close attention to the condition of electrical equipment and taking appropriate and prompt action to correct electrical problems can help to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you. Below are guidelines to help identify... Read more » The post 9 Electrical Saf...

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • On the evening of February 3, 2015, a driver of a Mercedes SUV passed through the hamlet of Valhalla, NY, in Westchester County, twenty miles north of the Bronx. For reasons unknown, possibly to avoid a traffic jam, she strayed from her normal route. The skies were clear and visibility was good for a typical... Read more » The post Promoting Rail Grade Crossing Safety appeared first on Acadia Ins...

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Commercial property owners don’t want to find themselves at a loss in the event of disaster. Anything from a flood or hurricane to an act of terror or cyber-attack, can destroy a business. While most of these events are out of a business owner’s control, having adequate insurance coverage is critical. But it’s just the... Read more » The post How to Prepare for—and Recover From—Disasters appeared...

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Public relations crises pose a threat to businesses across the US. From product safety issues and violent incidents to data breaches and customer service fails, crises are a common occurrence. Too often, defensive responses from company leaders further damage reputations, stoke anger from the public and may even draw attention from lawyers and regulators. According... Read more

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Be honest, how many times has someone told you it is important to build relationships in your career? And how many times do you expect to hear it in the next several years? For me, the answer to both questions is more times than I could possibly count. Is building strong relationships really important or... Read more

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Whether you’re running a corporation’s direct mail components through your presses, creating die-cut coasters for a local restaurant, or embossing an entrepreneur’s first batch of business cards, you’ve got your client’s brand in your hands—and they’re trusting you to provide a timely, high-quality product that they’re proud to share with their customers and colleagues. What... Read more

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • As the US craft beer market grows each year, brewers drive more production, sales volume, and revenue for the industry. According to the Brewers Association, the craft beer market in the US is worth $23.5 billion, and craft beer sales volume continues to rise—it grew over 6% in 2016. In terms of production volume in... Read more

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Every year, electrical equipment, wiring, appliances and tools cause injuries and fires at both homes and workplaces. Paying close attention to the condition of electrical equipment and taking appropriate and prompt action to correct electrical problems can help to ensure your safety and the safety of those around you. Below are guidelines to help identify... Read more

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • On the evening of February 3, 2015, a driver of a Mercedes SUV passed through the hamlet of Valhalla, NY, in Westchester County, twenty miles north of the Bronx. For reasons unknown, possibly to avoid a traffic jam, she strayed from her normal route. The skies were clear and visibility was good for a typical... Read more

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Commercial property owners don’t want to find themselves at a loss in the event of disaster. Anything from a flood or hurricane to an act of terror or cyber-attack, can destroy a business. While most of these events are out of a business owner’s control, having adequate insurance coverage is critical. But it’s just the... Read more

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Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Commercial construction is going green. The market for sustainable products, practices, and processes in the building industry is being bolstered by public awareness and supported by increased legislation—and it’s creating new opportunities for construction companies who are eager to meet the rising demands from customers for eco-friendly building materials and techniques. At the most fundamental....

Acadia Insurance (a W. R. Berkley Company)
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  • Today’s businesses have a lot to handle in securing their assets against the threat of data breaches and cyber crime. However, a surprisingly low tech and highly successful form of cyber attack is on the rise: Social Engineering Fraud. There is no antivirus for this cyber threat because it targets your people directly. A criminal... Read more

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  • Whether you’re in construction, welding, agriculture, or any other industry whose workers are exposed to insufficient oxygen environments or potentially toxic airborne agents, you’re required to protect your employees from respiratory hazards. Yet, research shows that not nearly enough employers are taking heed—and many are failing to provide sufficient training and respiratory protection. Recent ...

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  • Connected mobile devices are with your employees around the clock – and in their cars on company time. Whether they’re mounted to the dash, clipped to the air vent, or stashed in a computer bag, smart phones and tablets are always an arm’s length away and at-the-ready to deliver e-mail updates, instant messages, or a... Read more

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  • Data breaches at big corporations make for big headlines. It’s a familiar story: A corporation gets hacked or mishandles customer data resulting in millions in damages. While the threat may seem far from home, small and mid-sized businesses are growing targets for cyber crime. And there’s a lot at stake. In 2014, the mean annual... Read more

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  • Curiosity. Inspiration. Surprise. Everyone’s response to a piece of fine art is unique—and could even change from moment to moment. Experiencing art is something that’s deeply personal, while connecting us with others across time through a shared encounter. It’s dynamic; almost alive. “Without art,” claimed art historian Konrad Fiedler, “the view of the world would... Read more

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Commercial Drones

  • If you are considering using a drone as part of your business operations, it is important to consult with your insurance agent to add coverage and to understand the recent regulations published by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). In 2016, drone usage was officially sanctioned for commercial operations by the FAA.   The legal framework was... Read more

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  • Five Common Remodeling Projects and Safety Focuses for Each

    It’s remodeling season in New England and throughout the United States, and, if you are a contractor, homeowners will be looking to your company to complete remodeling projects that increase the value of their home, make it more energy efficient, or improve its resilience against the coming winter. Additionally, many looking to increase the value... Read more

  • Prevent Roof Collapse

    Winter weather in New England is notorious for wreaking havoc with building roofs. A business owner may potentially avoid costly repairs or replacement if he or she follows basic tips for proactive roof care and winter hazard prevention. Generally speaking, it’s not the snowflakes that collapse a building, power lines or a tree. It’s the... Read more

  • Employee Safety When Lifting

    For many Americans, the physical demands of lifting heavy objects are a daily part of their working life. Unfortunately, injuries that result from this activity can present a significant health and safety issue for employees and their employers—especially in labor-intensive industries. The nature of the building material industry, for example, with its equipment, products and... Read more

  • 4 Benefits of Having a Preferred Medical Provider Oversee Care for Your Injured Employees

    The business disruption and cost of employee injuries on a business are well known, if understated. Not only is it important to promote a strong safety culture and help protect employees from injury, it is also just as important to have best practices in place when an injury does occur so that you can respond... Read more

  • Ergonomic Tips for Worker Safety

    Many companies that employ a manual labor workforce regularly contend with employees sustaining soft-tissue injuries to the back, shoulders, and neck. The impact on productivity and the bottom line can be painful, in more ways than one. The good news is that these types of injuries can be largely prevented by the practice of workplace... Read more

  • Tips to Help Keep Your Property Grounds Safe this Fall

    Maintaining a secure and comfortable environment is always among the top priorities of business owners, landlords, and facility managers who welcome employees, tenants, and visitors to their properties. Yet, as the days get shorter and more leaves begin to fall, it’s only a matter of time before winter hazards strike. Since businesses can be held... Read more

  • How to Prevent School Bus Accidents

    In spite of our best efforts to make them the most highly visible vehicles on the road, unfortunately, the School Bus is still involved in all too many accidents. More times than not, the accident is the fault of the ‘other driver’. A school-transportation-related crash is a crash that involves, either directly or indirectly, a... Read more

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