January 2011

Quality Claims Management Ideal For Quality Truck Care Center

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January 27th, 2011

Ken Balda, President of Quality Truck Care Center of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, describes how R&R’s claims management process saved his company from what could have been a very large claim… “For our garage package renewal last year we chose to go with R&R Insurance Services who represented American Hardware Mutual. Mike Obertin and Bill Katzfey put» Read Full Article

8 Ways to Protect Yourself On Social Networks

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January 27th, 2011

We saw a great article written by Russ Banhan of Independent Agent magazine, about personal and business exposures from the use of social media. Here’s eight ways to reduce your exposure: 1. On Facebook and other social media sites, take advantage of the highest security settings and only allow “friends” – not “friends of friends”» Read Full Article

Oconomowoc Students Learn About Bullying Through Drama

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January 7th, 2011

Students at the local Greenland Elementary School in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin are learning how to combat bullying issues through CLIMB Theater. CLIMB (an acronym for Creative Learning Ideas for Mind and Body) performs interactive drama classes on the topics of bullying prevention for second, third and fourth graders. CLIMB’s program reached almost 200,000 students last year!» Read Full Article

Public Sector Employers Are Not Exempt From OSHA Reporting

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January 6th, 2011

Municipalities, public schools and anyone employing “public sector” employees must complete an OSHA 300 log.  The deadline is March 1 each year for public sector employers.  Additionally, they are required to annually complete form SBD-10710 which is the same information that is on the OSHA 300A form.  Unlike OSHA that requires completion of the log by companies that employ» Read Full Article

Bullying is a Global Concern

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January 4th, 2011

Global news is showing that bullying and cyber-bullying issues aren’t just making national headlines – it’s a serious problem on a global scale. In a recent article posted in DailyIndia.com, a Norwegian researcher indicates that two out of three children experienced bullying via the Internet or mobile phones on a regular basis, while twice as many girls» Read Full Article