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Monday, May 2, 2016 Part 2 of 2 - Principles and protocols for responding to unexpected catastrophic events, a Black Swan Response Protocols for a Catastrophe The paper includes some basic protocols for responding to a Black Swan. The following protocols are not designed to be a step-by-step process but rather a general basis for responding: READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 part 1 of 2 Principles and protocols for responding to unexpected catastrophic events, a Black Swan Black Swans are defined as rare, random, and high-impact events and are characterized to be catastrophic and broad. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 26, 2016The MOST and LEAST Expensive 2016 Model Vehicles to Insure MOST expensive average annual premiums: 10. $3,212: Porsche 911 Carrera GT3 RS 9. $3,229: Audi RS7 Quattro Prestige 8. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Loss Prevention Tips for INTERNET EXCHANGES
Stay Safe When Making Purchases Online!
Now that online platforms such as Craigslist, Facebook and others have made classi... READ MORE >>
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Vehicle Recalls Reach a Record High Fifty million vehicles operating in the United States have been recalled due to safety issues, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 25 percent of recalled vehicles are never repaired. That’s why it’s important to be proactive about vehicle recalls. READ MORE >>
Monday, April 11, 2016 Manufacturing News Congress Moves to Ban Forced Labor Products In February, Congress passed a bill that would close a loophole that allowed products made by forced or child labor to be imported into the United States. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 Managing Your Total Cost of Risk Part 2 of 2: Implementation Implementation of Control Measures Identifying exposures directs us to focus our resources on delivering the best control measures. An estimated 75 percent of commercial insurance expenses are claims-driven. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 Managing Your Total Cost of Risk Part 1 of 2: Identification As a manufacturer, how do you quantify your true cost of risk? For example, if you are faced with a recall, how do you calculate your loss of reputation or market share? It is difficult, at best, to quantify this scenario. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 22, 2016Protect Yourself From the Zika Virus The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus has recently been classified as a global public health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO). Although the symptoms of the virus are generally mild, the virus may cause serious congenital disorders. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 22, 2016Workers' Compensation Employer Responsibilities Part 3 of 3: Ways to reduce the cost! REDUCING THE COST OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE Workers’ compensation insurance premiums are determined primarily by the employer’s industry. READ MORE >>