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November 29, 2017

Winter Weather Risks: Preventing Workplace Injury and Managing Claims

With the winter months quickly approaching, employers across all industries must prepare for cold weather hazards resulting from freezing temperatures. According to the Bureau of Labor Statis...

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November 21, 2017

Steps to Reduce Risk Following a Natural Disaster

Over the course of a few short weeks, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma devastated major cities, rural towns and miles of coastline. According to Moody’s Analytics, total economic damages a...

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October 25, 2017

Three Tips for Safe Patient Handling

A Bureau of Labor Statistics report revealed that across all industries, 33 of 10,000 full time workers suffered from overexertion injuries. However, this type of injury doubled when looking ...

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October 18, 2017

Indemnity Contracts: Virginia Regulation Update

As a form of contractual risk transfer, indemnification provisions are used to mitigate financial risk by shifting legal liability from one party (indemnitee) to another (indemnitor). This ty...

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July 17, 2017

The Cost-Saving – and Safety – Benefits of BIM-Driven Prefabrication

According to JLL’s Construction Outlook, construction spending in 2016 rose 4.5 times higher than 2015 levels. Considering this sharp increase, many construction companies are looking for inn...

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July 03, 2017

Managing Accident Risk for Distribution Fleets

In 2016, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America reported that the property and casualty industry experienced 1.7 billion in net underwriting losses from January through Septemb...

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June 28, 2017

The Benefits of Pre-Dispute Arbitration

This month, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed requirements for pre-dispute arbitration agreements commonly utilized by long-term care facilities. After CM...

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June 19, 2017

Summertime Construction Site Risks

As we enter the summer months, construction across the country is ramping up. Projects are coming back into focus after the cold of winter has subsided and seasonal hiring is starting to take...

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May 19, 2017

CTE Risk Management for Youth Athletic Programs

Concussion-related health issues associated with athletics, particularly the risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) among participants in sports involving jarring collisions, have con...

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May 01, 2017

The Impact of Low Employee Morale on Workplace Safety in Healthcare Institutions

Are the healthcare professionals at your company happy at work? If not, what are you doing to change it? According to a recent report by The Conference Board, less than half of people in the ...

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April 10, 2017

Volume IX, Issue 1: Q1 2017

In this issue, The Graham Company becomes 100% employee-owned. Our unique culture was established more than five decades ago – it’s what we call the Graham Way. As competitors are consolid...

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August 02, 2016

Contractor’s Equipment Insurance 101

For contractors, equipment such as bulldozers, cranes and power tools are extremely valuable. Not only is this equipment expensive, but their businesses simply cannot run without them. In ord...

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November 24, 2015

The Foundational Elements of a Strong Workplace Safety Culture

If you’re a not-for-profit service provider looking to reduce workers compensation costs, one of the best ways to do so is by building a culture of safety in the workplace. However, one of th...

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November 16, 2015

Use Contractual Risk Transfer to Improve Performance

Industrial distributors face a complex set of risks that if not properly managed can result in poor financial performance, or in extreme cases jeopardize the business itself. These risks are ...

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November 09, 2015

Flood Insurance for Business: Homeowners aren’t the only ones who need it

When you hear the term “flood insurance” you might think it’s a precaution that homeowners need to take so they can cover any damages caused by a storm that floods their basement. While flood...