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Oswald Companies Announces Acquisition of Transactional Risk Advisors, LLC

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CLEVELAND – Sept. 13, 2016 – Oswald Companies, one of the largest independently owned insurance brokerages in the U.S., has announced the acquisition of Transactional Risk Advisors, LLC (TRA), a Cleveland-based insurance advisory firm for the mergers and acquisitions community. TRA was formed in 2012 by Jeff Phillips and Steve…

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Oswald Cincinnati Adds Talent, Depth to Property & Casualty Division

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CINCINNATI – July 28, 2016 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointments of Brian Baumgardner, ARM, Client Manager and Business Development, Property & Casualty, and Erin Blevins, CISR, Client Manager, Personal Insurance. “We proudly welcome Brian and Erin to our team,” said Moira Lyon, Market Leader Cincinnati. “Their experience and commitment to service will be tremendous…

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OSHA Safety & Risk Management Update | Recordkeeping Requirements

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OSHA has delivered their final rule on the recordkeeping requirements. The new law goes into effect January 1, 2017 and has a three year phase in plan. These dates are July 1, 2017 (only 300A summation information), July 1, 2018 (partial requirement for all forms for large companies), and March 2,…

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OSHA Safety & Risk Management Update | 2016 in Fast Forward

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The complexities surrounding risk management and compliance are daunting. Companies are challenged to stay on top of training, tracking and reporting requirements. Moreover, the penalties can be costly in more ways than one: government fines, business interruption, claims, litigation, less-than-favorable insurance programs, your time and resources, and beyond. Knowledge is…

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An Early Delivery for The Akron Children’s Expansion; LIPD [CASE STUDY UPDATE]

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The Oswald Design and Construction Practice has released an updated case study on its breakthrough risk and insurance program for “Building on the Promise,” Akron Children’s Hospital largest expansion in history. The hospital broke ground on the project’s first phase in the spring of 2013, calling on the Lean Integrated Project Delivery (LIPD)…

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Oswald Appoints Jeffery Phillips to Vice President, Senior Sales Executive, Property & Casualty

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CLEVELAND – April 6, 2016 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointment of Jeffery Phillips to the position of Vice President and Senior Sales Executive, Property & Casualty.   “We proudly welcome Jeff to our organization,” said Jessica Jung, Director, Property & Casualty. “His extensive experience is a significant asset…

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Covering All Bases For Athletes With Commercial General Liability Insurance

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Stock image (gettyimages photo) Don’t assume that an athlete’s personal insurance (their general liability from a homeowner’s policy or personal umbrella coverage) or even the league itself will cover a player promoting their celebrity off the field. It’s important to know that this is NEVER the case, but insurance products…

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Cyber Attacks on the Rise | Don’t Get Caught in the Crosshairs [INFOGRAPHIC]

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From Fortune 500 companies, to small organizations that you wont hear about in the news, the risks surrounding cyber fraud continue to rise. View and share our Cyber Risk Infographic below, which features items such as statistics on the average cost of a cyber attack to an organization, to various…

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Oswald Loss Control Advisory: OSHA’s Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Deadline is June 1

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Starting June 1st, 2015, OSHA has mandated that all organizations must be compliant with the next phase of the updated Globally Harmonized System (GHS)-based Hazard Communication Standard. The deadline requires compliance with all modified provisions of the final rule for manufacturers, importers, distributors, and employers. These changes affect hazard communication…

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Oswald Appoints Jessica Jung to Director of Sales, Property & Casualty

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CLEVELAND – Jan. 26, 2015 – Oswald Companies has announced the appointment of Jessica Jung to the position of Director of Sales, Property & Casualty. Jung joins Oswald with more than 15 years of experience at Chubb Insurance, most recently serving as Vice President and Branch Leader of Chubb’s Cleveland…

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