Business Safety, Tips, Resources Archive

Business Safety, Tips, Resources Archive

Return to Work Program (05/20/2024)
A return-to-work program can help employees preserve their earning capacity after injury and can help your business preserve its bottom line.

Retail violence (04/29/2024)
Violence in retail spaces is a growing problem. There are things you can do to make your business, your employees and yourself safer.

Keeping your workplace OSHA compliant (04/19/2024)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) protects worker safety with an extensive list of protective measures. It’s important that you know what measures apply to your business, and how to keep track of your compliance.

Fireproof your business (11/15/2023)
There’s more than one kind of fire. Make sure you know what varieties there are, and how to protect your business against them.

Business Continuity Planning (11/02/2023)
Business disruptions can cost serious money, or even result in your company’s doors closing for good. If you want to avoid this kind of trouble, you need a business continuity plan (BCP).

Employment practices liability (10/26/2023)
Too often, business insurance policies will shield your business from a range of losses, but leave you unprotected in the event of an employment lawsuit. Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) will make sure you’re covered.

Equipment Breakdown Insurance (10/26/2023)
What is Equipment Breakdown Insurance? This type of insurance covers loss stemming from mechanical or electrical breakdown of nearly all the machinery your business uses, from laptop computers to backhoes, and beyond.

Commercial Umbrella insurance (10/25/2023)
A business or commercial umbrella policy will cover claims — either single claims or multiple smaller claims for a single incident — that are beyond the limits of your underlying liability policies.

Insuring your fleet (10/25/2023)
Insuring a fleet of vehicles is more involved than insuring your personal car or truck. We’ve provided a thumbnail guide.

Shop small (08/28/2023)
Think about shopping small on Small Business Saturday. Keeping your business in your neighborhood has benefits beyond making local merchants smile. Turns out your paycheck goes further — and benefits you — when you spend it closer to home.

Workplace safety (07/18/2023)
Here are a few things you should know about on-the-job risks and ways you can mitigate them.

The importance of leak sensors (12/16/2022)
Wireless (Wi-Fi) or cellular (device to device) sensor systems protect buildings and contents through remote monitoring, allowing quick action in the event of a leak.

business insurance terms explained (12/29/2021)
Want to better understand the insurance definitions, terms, and coverages for your business' insurance policy? We can help answer questions you may have about insurance terminology.

Stay Safe At Work (02/18/2021)
Working the graveyard shift at your convenience store? Laboring under the hot summer sun in a construction zone? We’ll help keep you safe and productive.

Cyber liability during tax season (03/09/2018)
A data breach is a form of identity theft that hurts a company’s bottom line. Any unusual requests to send funds or employee information should be confirmed through an alternate communication channel.

Black Friday shopping safety (09/25/2017)
A recent study showed that 31 percent of shoppers have been involved in or witnessed fights while shopping on Black Friday.

Commercial kitchen safety (09/18/2017)
Deep-fat fryers, griddles, range tops, and broilers put commercial kitchens right in the crosshairs for commercial kitchen fires.

Cyber Liability and Data Breach Response Insurance (03/15/2017)
The price is high when it comes to cyber fraud. Grinnell Mutual Cyber Liability and Data Breach response insurance can save your business and your reputation.