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Protect your organization from hurricane damage

How to prepare your organization for a hurricane A hurricane’s path of devastation may be wide and ongoing for days, sometimes more than a week. For this reason, we’re arming you ahead of time with tips and advice on how to protect your organization from hurricane damage. By starting your planning early, you can take time to thoughtfully work through

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How to reduce on-the-job injuries

How to minimize or prevent lifting injuries Every year, more than a million employees in the U.S. suffer workplace injuries due to improper lifting. In fact, back-related injuries account for at least 20 percent of injuries in the workplace, and 25 percent of all workers’ compensation claims involve back injuries. How can you help reduce on-the-job injuries such as these?  John

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How employers can help prevent distracted driving

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so take the time to focus on how your organization can help prevent distracted driving with your employees. One of the most prevalent causes of motor vehicle incidents is distracted driving. Crashes caused by technology-related distractions are on the rise. The following distracted driving prevention information can help ensure that your employees are

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Keys to the Kingdom – Protect your data by implementing multifactor authentication

The past two years have seen record-breaking levels of cyber crime and related losses. As technology becomes ever more integrated in society and criminals become more sophisticated, this trend can only be expected to continue. The common denominator in many successful attacks often boils down to one thing: human error. Whether it’s clicking the wrong link, failing to install updates,

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Use ladders safely so workers don’t fall down on the job

At some point or another, we’ve all needed to retrieve an object or perform a task at a height that’s just beyond our reach. When that happens, are your employees reaching for approved ladders or stepstools or the most convenient substitute? Ground-level falls can lead to serious injury, but falling from heights is exponentially more dangerous and potentially fatal. Whether

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The essentials of cyber security

by Scott Schleicher, Underwriting Manager, Cyber & Technology – AXA XL With cyber attacks on the rise, it’s important for organizations to be ever vigilant in their part to support cyber security initiatives and protect the safety of their valuable assets. The piece below, by Scott Schleicher, reminds Preferred members of the potential impacts of a cyber attack and resources

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