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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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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Be PreparedRisk Updates and OSHA Reminders | September 2017

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 26th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, News, Property & Casualty

Please read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: -OSHA’s New Silica Standard for Construction goes into effect on Sept. 23, 2017. Crystalline silica is an important industrial material found abundantly in the earth’s crust. Quartz, the most common form of silica, is a component of sand, stone, rock, concrete, brick, block, and mortar. Materials containing […]

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Blue chalkboard business peopleUnderstanding Important Exclusions in Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Author: Mary Fessler | Date:September 20th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

Many Directors and Officers of private companies and non-profit organizations understand the importance of D&O insurance to protect their personal assets, as well as the entity’s balance sheet. Yet, many fail to take the time to understand important exclusions that are embedded in the policy. One such exclusion: professional services rendered by the company. Underwriters seek […]

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Hurricane Season: Preparation and Contingency

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 7th, 2017 | Category: Blog, News, Property & Casualty

With hurricanes and tropical storms threatening areas of the United States, we have provided the following information on prevention and contingency: HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS AND PLANNING PROTECTING YOUR VEHICLE DURING A FLOOD OR HURRICANE After the Storm: Do what you can to secure all property from further loss. Cover roof damage with tarps and cover windows […]

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Oswald’s John Mark Tichar Featured in the August Issue of Student Housing Business

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:August 24th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, News, Property & Casualty

John Mark Tichar, Vice President of Oswald’s Real Estate Practice, was featured in the July/Aug Issue of StudentHousingBusiness.com, a sector-specific publication that covers on- and off-campus student housing development, investment and operations. In the article titled Preparing for Emergencies, John Mark discusses the importance for property managers to be prepared to prevent and handle crisis […]

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Social Engineering Fraud: Evaluating for Gaps and Overlaps

Author: Lacy Rex | Date:July 19th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Cyber crime is a booming business for criminals. Businesses of all sizes are being targeted for scams that range from tech support scams to phishing attacks and telecommunications fraud. With the ability to outsource services via ‘Crime as a Service’ (CaaS), it lowers the bar for entry into cyber crime. This offering provides the tools […]

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Risk Update and OSHA Reminders | July 2017

Author: Sarah LoPresti | Date:July 13th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, General, Property & Casualty

Please read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: Electronic Submission of Records OSHA is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time, and has published a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend the date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from their completed 2016 Form 300A […]

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Risk Update and OSHA Reminders | June 2017

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:June 1st, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Please read below for important upcoming OSHA deadlines and notifications:     Electronic Submission of Records OSHA is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time, and intends to propose extending the July 1, 2017 date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from their completed 2016 Form 300A […]

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Your Guide to Insuring Jewelry

Author: Kimberly Lucarelli | Date:May 4th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Personal Risk, Property & Casualty

Were you aware that according to The U.S. Jewelry State of the Market Report (Edahn Golan Diamond Research & Data, 2015), high-net worth clients spend four times as much on jewelry as the national average, and last year, sales grew significantly (over previous years)? Your client’s financial investments in precious gems and metals may be […]

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