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3 Common Mistakes of Accident Investigation

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October 12th, 2011

There are three common mistakes we find companies making when it comes to their accident investigation: Lack of training on why the accident investigation form is important; Poor accident investigation forms; and Lack of follow-through on valuable information gleaned from the accident investigation. This quick video explains these three common mistakes of accident investigation. Poor» Read Full Article

Cyber Liability Seminar Announced

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July 15th, 2011

R&R Insurance announces the date for the new Cyber Liability seminar, which will cover how a business can protect itself against cyber crime, will be Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 8:00am – 11:30am, held at the MRA conference Center in Waukesha, WI. Companies receive an average of 4 million attacks against their networks on a daily» Read Full Article

Structured Return-To-Work Programs Essential For Workers Compensation Program

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July 13th, 2011

Having a structured return-to-work program has several benefits, the most important of which is the reduction of lost-time (lost-time has 3 times greater impact on your workers compensation premium dollars than a no-lost-time claim). Other benefits include having more control over the claim itself, better observation of the recovery process, and an overall better experience for the employee.» Read Full Article

Roof Collapse: Avoid Snow Load Dangers

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February 1st, 2011

Property owners and residents should be aware of the weight loads heavy storms may create, especially on flat roofs. How to Protect Your Roof From Collapse Schools, churches, office buildings, restaurants, casinos, gas stations commercial buildings and residential buildings – both homes and apartment buildings, as well as carports and awnings can be affected.  Owners and residents of flat» 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

Employers Can Now Check on Their Class D Drivers.

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October 26th, 2010

Effective August 1, 2010, Employer Notification is available to employers of regular Class D drivers. Employers may enroll any employee whose employment responsibilities include the operation of any motor vehicle. Wisconsin Statutes 343.245 authorizes this program. Employer Notification allows participants to create and maintain their own roster of employed drivers in PARS. The program will» Read Full Article

Dynamic Fleet Safety Programs

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August 20th, 2010

A fleet of any size (simply the use of vehicles in a company or organization), is an exposure which can generate losses for the organization in all four categories: property, human resources, liability and net income. Risk managers recognize the importance of well-designed and properly implemented fleet safety programs. The new twist is that new technology» Read Full Article

How To Prepare for Your Loss Control Visit

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August 13th, 2010

Cooperate in setting up the appointment.  If the Loss Control Consultant has to make several calls, it sets up a poor first impression. Provide enough time to do the survey. Ask how long the Loss Control Consultant needs to adequately cover all the questions. Provide multiple contacts if necessary.The Loss Control Consultant can get more details» Read Full Article

Questions You Can Expect on a Loss Control Visit

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August 12th, 2010

Here are some topics that are generally covered in a loss control visit. If there are any questions you can’t answer during the visit, be sure to get the answers and relay them as quickly as possible. An answer of “I don’t know” can be taken negatively. Operations: Detailed Description of Operations Any subcontracted work to» Read Full Article

What is a Claim Reserve?

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August 10th, 2010

Keeping track of claim reserves can help control WC costs and help the experience mod for Wisconsin businesses.