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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The Right Direction: Understand the Roles, Responsibilities and Liabilities of Board Participation

Author: Mary Fessler | Date:May 3rd, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Accepting the invitation to join a board of directors for a non-profit organization can be a great honor, but the role also carries many responsibilities. Before you agree to accept a board seat, be sure that you understand the roles, risks and responsibilities involved. 1.) What are the expectations of your role on the board? Members may […]

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Risk Update & Reminders | Distracted Driving Awareness & Preventing Falls

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

Read below for important upcoming deadlines and notifications: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Our 24/7 society keeps us continually connected with cell phones, dashboard infotainment systems and voice command features. But all these things can put our lives at risk. Just one second of your attention is all it takes to change a life […]

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OSHA Updates: Personal Fall Protection Systems, Confined Spaces and Beryllium Exposure Delays

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:March 30th, 2017 | Category: Business Risk, General, Property & Casualty

Please read below for important upcoming OSHA deadlines and notifications:   OSHA Delays Beryllium Exposure Rule Effective Date The occupational exposure to Beryllium rule will be going under further review and thus delaying the effective date to May 20, 2017 as a result. The initial effective date was March 21, 2017. Click HERE to read […]

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Cyber Liability: The Download on Ransomware and Social Engineering

Author: Lacy Rex | Date:March 28th, 2017 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

Nearly every organization has an exposure to Cyber Liability. The only differentiating factors are severity and where an organization falls from a risk profile. Organizations that have a large amount of personal health information, financial information and credit card information can be easily identified as targets for cyber-attacks. These attacks are evident from recent well-documented […]

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