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Keep your business safe from tornadoes and windstorms this summer

June 29th, 2015|

Canadian entrepreneurs are used to protecting their business property from the elements — especially snowstorms. However, warm temperatures also cause extreme weather, like tornadoes. They don’t just hit the Prairies […]

What to look for when hiring subcontractors

June 22nd, 2015|

Subcontracting work to others can significantly impact your business since you and your insurer can be on the hook for damages caused by subcontractors who don’t have their own insurance […]

Protect your board members with D&O insurance

June 15th, 2015|

Large, multinational corporations need Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance to protect their board members from lawsuits, but what about smaller companies with fewer employees and less revenue?
Since every decision a […]

Seven steps to an environmentally friendly office

June 8th, 2015|

An environmentally friendly workplace isn’t just better for the planet but also your employees and – believe it or not – your bottom line as well. It also has the […]

Protect your business property from water damage

June 1st, 2015|

As evidenced by the flooding in Calgary and Toronto two summers ago, water can seriously damage property. While the cost of fixing water damage can be very expensive and in […]

Power tool safety tips

May 25th, 2015|

No matter what your trade is, power tools make work faster, easier and more efficient. Some might argue they’re much more dangerous than conventional tools and therefore should be avoided […]

Summer storm safety tips for your business property

May 18th, 2015|

Keeping yourself safe during a thunderstorm involves staying indoors, avoiding open areas, tall trees and metal objects. Keeping your business property safe during a thunderstorm requires different measures. Though lightning, […]

Safety tips for warm weather driving

May 11th, 2015|

A lot of people don’t realize that the worst accidents typically occur in the spring and summer when temperatures and road conditions are at their best. While you might think […]

Preparing your business (and employees) for a fire

May 4th, 2015|

Emergency Preparedness Week is all about making sure you aren’t caught off guard when disaster strikes. While it was created to help families prepare for all kinds of disasters, it’s […]

Twelve ways to make your construction site safer

April 20th, 2015|

According to the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC), there were just under 1,000 workplace fatalities in Canada during 2012. More than 200 of those were in ‘construction […]

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