Loss Control

Getting Educated on Construction and Trenching Safety Can Protect Clients

In April 2017, the Atlantic Drain Service Co. was cited for 18 violations when a 12-foot-deep trench collapsed, killing two workers after breaking an adjacent fire hydrant supply line and filling the trench with water in a matter of seconds.1¬†From this unfortunate instance, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) found that the employer did…

Prepping Restaurant and Bar Clients for New or Renewed Coverage

There are more than 700,000 restaurants throughout the United States and Canada.1,2 This growing segment represents significant opportunity for brokers and agents to further develop their book of business. However, insuring a restaurant that is safe and best positioned for attaining or renewing a policy can be more difficult than some may expect. Inspections are…