OSHA Cracking Down on 300A SubmissionsRisk Updates: OSHA Cracking Down on 300A Submissions

Author: Lara Ward | Date:October 30th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Property & Casualty

OSHA has launched a program to specifically target companies that did not submit their 2016 OSHA 300A information. If you didn’t electronically submit your 2017 OSHA 300A information, submit it today! The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program using injury and illness information […]

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Register Your Drone With the FAA Before You Fly

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 25th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Are you currently operating, hiring a subcontractor, or contemplating using a drone in your business? Take a moment to read a recent update on the requirements for an “unmanned” aircraft. The use of drones, or “unmanned aircraft” as they are often referred to within an insurance policy, is becoming more prevalent daily. Drones are being […]

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John FlowersTaylor Oswald Welcomes John Flowers to Cleveland Risk Management Team

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:October 23rd, 2018 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

CLEVELAND – Oct. 23, 2018 – Taylor Oswald, a risk management and insurance firm, and partner organization of Oswald Companies, has announced the addition of John Flowers to their Cleveland risk management team. He specializes in working with clients to plan, consult and deploy strategic risk management plans. In his role as Sales Executive, Flowers […]

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ManufacturingHarassment Charges Hit Manufacturing Hard: The Cost of Turning a Blind Eye

Author: Josh Fragoso | Date:September 26th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Property & Casualty

The potential for employment practices claims such as sexual harassment allegations, discrimination and wrongful termination has manufacturers on edge, according to the 400 respondents to MAGNET’s Manufacturing Survey. The survey, sponsored by Oswald, asked manufacturers to identify their top concerns and employee lawsuits sit in the top ten. While major manufacturers are most likely to […]

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The Not So Secret Cause for Concern Professional LiabilityFour Reasons to Examine Your Healthcare Professional Liability Coverage

Author: Jake Pease | Date:August 24th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

The Not So Secret Cause for Concern: Professional Liability  Liability coverage for assisted living and skilled nursing providers has never been more important. As risk management partners for many healthcare providers, we are seeing claims arising from a variety of events, including but not limited to patient falls, delay in treatment, failure to follow physician […]

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Employment Practices Liability InsuranceUnderstanding Employment Practices Liability Insurance: How Wage and Hour Coverage Can Safeguard Your Business

Author: Dario Nalli | Date:August 16th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

No matter the product produced or the service provided, most business owners share the same greatest asset and largest investment—their employees. Attracting and retaining human capital is the desired result of considerable time and money spent on hiring, training, operating payroll, and providing benefits. In addition to the many unforeseeable factors that can effect a […]

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Construction Attracting CybercrimeConstruction Attracting Cybercrime: Protecting Your Risk and Mitigating Damage

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 12th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Criminals prefer easy targets. Therefore, it stands to reason that industries slow to implement proper cyber security measures are among the easiest targets for cyber criminals to infiltrate. Construction has lagged behind other industries in its adaptation of technology solutions and as a result, is a favorite cyberattack target. Two of the specialties of Oswald’s […]

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Risk UpdatesRisk Updates: OSHA 300A Form Due July 1

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 8th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Property & Casualty

This is the second consecutive year OSHA requires an electronic submission of the 2017 OSHA 300A Form.  Due Date: July 1, 2018.    Who: Establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, and establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational […]

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Aging ServicesM&A Strategy Considerations for Senior Healthcare Providers

Author: Jake Pease | Date:May 21st, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

As a follow up to our last article, Changes Role through Senior Housing Market, we introduce the topic of “Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy.” As the senior care industry continues to evolve, many owner/operators are looking to grow market share or exit. The challenging environment has led to an unprecedented number of ownership changes. Occupancy issues, staffing […]

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The Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Aftermath Lingers for Commercial Properties

Author: John Mark Tichar | Date:May 1st, 2018 | Category: Blog, Property & Casualty

The 2017 hurricane season was like no other in history. Many faced devastation unseen in recent history. For commercial property owners, having professional risk advisors and the right insurance coverages offered better recovery experiences and quicker relief, even as impacts linger. According to National Geographic, 2017 was the most expensive hurricane season in history. In […]

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