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3 Nov

Fire Pit Safety: What You Need to Know

With the cooler weather coming, you might have visions of spending brisk evenings gathered around the fire pit with your family in the backyard. A fire pit is a great way to turn your yard into a second living room, allowing you to enjoy it year-round. However, you still want to keep some home fire safety tips in mind to make the most of your fire pit. Following these will help keep your family and visitors safe and warm while they're enjoying their s'mores around the fire. Here's what you need to know about fire pit safety. What to consider when choosing a...

11 Nov

Reducing Auto Claims for Businesses

Vehicle-related crashes are the leading cause of work-related deaths. In addition to the potential for loss of life, work-related automobile accidents expose businesses to liability risks, legal expenses, lost time, decreased productivity, and increased insurance and workers’ compensation rates. Whether your business leases a single passenger car or owns an entire fleet of commercial vehicles, auto liabilities must be monitored in order to try to prevent these ramifications. Businesses can actively manage auto risks by setting driver qualifications, creating driving rules, and implementing driver training. Review the following guidance to learn more about how to reduce auto claims for your business. Set Driver...

19 Dec

Be Prepared: Holiday Fire Safety at Home

Four Fire Hazards and Tips to Avoid Them* Picture your perfect holiday. Perhaps you hear family members laugh while the fireplace crackles in the background. Or you enjoy your favorite holiday meal surrounded by friends and the glow of candlelight in your carefully decorated dining room. With all the holiday buildup, you might not be thinking about fire safety. But you can help preserve these peaceful memories by doing a little preparation. Nearly 156,000 fires occur during the winter holiday season, causing 630 deaths, 2,600 injuries, and approximately $936 million in property damage, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. "These are tragic losses...

7 Sep

Smart preparations help protect homeowners in peak hurricane season

Tips to Stay Safe During a Hurricane Peak hurricane season is upon us and many may be impacted by the current storms predicted to make landfall along the eastern seaboard. To help homeowners keep their families and their property safe during a hurricane, Arthur Hall Insurance offers tips to help prepare. Here’s a list of easy-to-do action items that can be completed in advance and improve your odds of weathering the storm safely.” Hurricane preparation tips*: • Create or update a home inventory. It is one of the most important, but often overlooked preparations. Homeowners’ insurance claims are more likely to be processed up...

30 Aug

Back to School Bus Safety

Keep Kids Safe With These School Bus Safety Tips It’s that time of year again…schools are gearing up for fall and that means more traffic and school buses filled with children on the roads. Now is a good time for parents to remind children of these safety rules while at the bus stop and on the bus. At the bus stop: Arrive early – allow at least 5 – 10 minutes before scheduled pick up time. Walk do not run to the stop – hurrying can lead to careless injury. Stay on sidewalks if available – if no sidewalk, walk on the left...

21 Apr

Keeping Your Home Protected

Ten Tips to Discourage Theft Deter burglars, protect your home and family from theft with these easy to follow tips. Lighting – keep the outside of your home well lit at night. Consider outdoor motion-sensor lights around the home’s exterior. Set timers to control interior lights to turn lights on and off when you are away. There are also a variety of light plugs that can be controlled via smartphone. Check your local hardware or home improvement store. Always keep doors and windows locked. Keep garage doors closed. A would-be thief can easily “take inventory” in an open garage. Do NOT...