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10 Common Workplace Hazards for Construction Workers

Monday, August 21, 2017

Construction is consistently ranked as one of the most dangerous industries to work in. Hazards on construction sites can cause serious injuries or even death, making it all the more important to be aware of the most common threats facing employees. Continue...

The Importance of Proper Lighting

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

When working in almost any industry, proper lighting is key to preventing employee injuries. Specifically, improper lighting can create the following exposures: Continue...

Cyber Exposures and the Importance of Coverage in Manufacturing

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Cyber security is a top-of-mind risk for organizations of all sizes and across all industries. This is especially true for manufacturers, as it is an industry norm for organizations to quickly adopt new, more efficient technologies—technologies that are often a target of cyber criminals. Continue...

Noise: The Not-So-Silent Workplace Hazard

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Excessive workplace noise can cause hearing damage that is disabling and often permanent. In manufacturing, sound from metal stamping machines, saws, drills, computer numeric control (CNC) machines, welding stations, and similar tools is common and has the potential to negatively impact your employees. Continue...

Heat Illnesses and How to Protect Employees

Monday, July 31, 2017

While it’s best not to work outside in high temperatures, the nature of certain jobs—like construction or landscaping—sometimes makes it unavoidable. When this happens, workers’ body temperatures can rise to dangerously high levels and put them at risk of experiencing serious heat illnesses. Continue...

Snapchat "SNAP MAP" Safety

Monday, July 24, 2017

Snapchat is one of the top five social media platforms among young people, with approximately 150 million daily active users. While Snapchat is designed to be a fun photo, video, and text messaging app, a number of features - particularly the Snap Map function - pose serious safety concernsContinue...

6 Considerations When Buying Cyber Insurance

Monday, July 10, 2017

As more and more companies have experienced data breaches in recent years, the market for cyber insurance has grown exponentially. However, unlike other forms of insurance, cyber insurance is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Continue...

Ransomware Attack Sweeping the Globe

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Another global cyber attack was activated Tuesday, June 27, leaving companies across Europe, Australia, and the United Stated struggling to respond.

This outbreak may be the most sophisticated of a series of attacks initiated after hacking tools were stolen from the National Security Agency and leaked online in April. Similar to the WannaCry Attacks in May, the most recent hack involved taking control of computer systems and asking users for digital ransom in order to regain access. Continue...

5 Types of Cyber Attacks That Threaten Small Businesses

Monday, June 26, 2017

5 Types of Cyber Attacks That Threaten Small BusinessesBecause news surrounding data breaches often highlight major companies like Target or Yahoo, it's easy to think of cyber attacks as big business problem. However, small businesses are just as much at risk and could have to front $46,000 or more per cyber security event. As such, it's important to be aware of the following five common cyber attacks that threaten small businesses: Continue...

6 Simple First-Aid Tips That Could Save a Co-Worker's Life

Monday, June 19, 2017

First aid tips for 6 situations that could save a coworker's lifeHaving a first-aid kit is the best way to be prepared for at-work injuries and emergencies. However, employees are often unfamiliar with their organization's health and safety practices, making it difficult to administer the proper care at the right time.
To ensure that you are capable of providing aid to your co-workers, review these six simple first-aid tips for the following situations: Continue...

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