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Accident Prevention newsletter

Please check out the latest edition of Loss Control & You, Markel FirstComp's accident prevention newsletter. Feel free to pass this resource along to others in your organization that may find it useful. Loss...

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4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in your community,...

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5 Keys to managing a Data Breach

Unfortunately, data breaches have become an extremely common occurrence. Not all of them have the high-profile of a Target, Ashley Madison, Home Depot or Anthem breach, but the damage to a company and its reputation is...

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DRIVERS OF INTERSTATE VEHICLES LESS THAN 26,001 GVW

I understand that Foundation members’ main focus is providing services to interstate for-hire motor carriers, which in most cases, would be insuring 18-wheelers. I have in previous information stated that the Unified...

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Department Of Labor Issues Guidance on Independent Contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor today issued guidance to assess whether a worker is properly classified as an independent contractor. The guidance also helps to determine who is an employee under the Fair Labor Standards...

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Six Tips for Promoting Employee Wellness by Employers Insurance

Employee wellness has become an increasingly hot topic, fanned by studies that suggest sitting for extended periods of time, poor ergonomics and fatigue on the job can lead to potential health issues. However, a new...

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Enforcement of Confined Spaces Rule Postponed OSHA

Enforcement of the new Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) on May 4, will be postponed until Oct. 2, the agency announced today. Extension...

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Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or attend)...

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FMCSA Considers Comments on Minimum Responsibility Limits

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), is reviewing comments on the proposal for regulations that would increase the financial responsibility...

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New Requirements for Colorado Property Managers

New requirements for Colorado Property Managers become effective July 1, 2015. Every active licensed Community Association Manager (CAM) company and licensed CAM sole proprietorship in the state of Colorado, must have...

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