Fire extinguisherRisk Updates: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:November 8th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

Recently, Kidde United Technologies reported a product recall involving two styles of disposable fire extinguishers. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission released the following information regarding this incident: Plastic handle fire extinguishers: This involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that were previously recalled in March […]

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The American Heart AssociationOswald, AHA, to Unveil Second Hands-Only CPR Kiosk at Cleveland Hopkins Airport

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:November 7th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Events, News

CLEVELAND – Nov. 7, 2017 – Oswald Companies, in partnership with The American Heart Association Cleveland, is proud to announce the installation of a new Hands-Only CPR Kiosk at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Anthem Foundation is the American Heart Association national founding supporter of the program. The kiosk, located in Terminal C, will be unveiled […]

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Women's Leadership PanelThe Business of Uplifting Others: Women’s Leadership Forum 2017

Author: Michelle Mindell | Date:November 3rd, 2017 | Category: Blog, News

We spend a good portion of our careers working on our individual goals: climbing the corporate ladder and attaining the positions desired. Is now the time to help others and make it easier for the next generation of women? Last week, Oswald’s Women’s Leadership Council hosted a panel session with a dynamic group of speakers […]

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Risk Updates: Smoke Alarm Safety

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 19th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

More than 1.3 million fires were reported by fire departments in 2016, resulting in an estimated 3,390 civilian deaths—the highest number of fatalities since 2008. Recently, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported on Catastrophic Multiple-Death fires in 2016 and the details were both striking and tragically sad. Three of every five home fire deaths […]

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EPI PenRisk Updates: EpiPen Guidelines

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 13th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

The Ohio Department of Health now has the appropriate training and documentation in place for Qualified Entities to have and use Epinephrine Auto-injectors in an emergency. In 2016, Governor Kasich signed House Bill 200. This bill expanded the list of qualified entities that may procure epinephrine auto-injectors for use in emergencies. Ohio Revised Code 3728.01 […]

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Robert Klonk, NEOMEDNEOMED Board of Trustees Elects Oswald’s Robert Klonk as Chair

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 11th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News

Robert J. Klonk, CEO at Oswald Companies, has been elected as chair by the Northeast Ohio Medical University. This appointment was officially announced on Sept. 13, 2017 at the University’s quarterly Board of Trustees meeting. Klonk served on the board since December 2013 and as the vice chair before being named to his new role. […]

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Networking: Acquired Skill, Born With It or Maybe Both?

Author: Catherine Kosin | Date:October 11th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News

The Women’s Leadership Council at Oswald focused on Professional Presence and Confidence in our educational and event activities in 2016. For 2017, we are taking what we learned and applying it to making ourselves better networkers. Time and again, we witness women in our circles attending events and clustering around the couple of people they […]

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[VIDEO] osWell Health Clip: Does Less Sleep Mean Weight Gain?

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 10th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

osWell Health Clip is a new feature presented by osWell Health Management This time we’re discussing Sleep and Weight Gain. Does less sleep really contribute to weight gain? Are our late-night Netflix binges, and all-nighters contributing to our decline? The short answer is: Yes. And, you know this… You’re not craving a kale smoothie while you’re […]

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Carmen EdgehouseCarmen Edgehouse Named Executive in Residence for Insurance Studies Program at Kent State University

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 6th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Events, News

Carmen Edgehouse, Vice President, Director of Property & Casualty Middle Market at Oswald Companies, has been named Executive in residence for the insurance studies program at Kent State University. This appointment was officially announced in September 2017 by Kent State University’s Columbiana County regional campuses, which serves as the home to Kent’s highly regarded insurance studies […]

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John HollinsJohn Hollins III Joins Oswald Companies’ Columbus Property & Casualty Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 5th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

COLUMBUS – Oct. 5, 2017 – Oswald Companies, one of the largest independent and employee-owned insurance brokerage and risk management firms in the nation, has announced the appointment of John Hollins III to the position of Sales Executive, Property & Casualty. He specializes in working with clients to plan, consult and deploy strategic risk management plans. […]

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