Ready for a Power Outage?

Coping with Power Outages Sudden power outages can be frustrating and troublesome, especially when they last a long time. If a power outage is 2 hours or less, don’t be concerned about losing your perishable foods. For prolonged power outages, though, there are steps you can take to minimize food loss and to keep all…

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Protect yourself from Flu

There are steps you can take in your daily life to help protect you from getting the flu.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Germs spread this way.
• Try to avoid close contact with sick people.
• Practice good health habits. Get plenty of sleep and exercise, manage your stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat healthy food.
• Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
• If you are sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone without the use of fever-reducing medicine.

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Holiday Season Safety Tips

Celebrate the season safely Holiday activities are what make the holiday season so enjoyable. While you are planning your holiday activities, don’t forget to plan for safety. Here are some tips that will make your holiday season safer:   Decorations Wear gloves while decorating with spun glass “angel hair.” It can irritate your eyes and…

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Top PTO Users & Losers

Top PTO users and losers Some 17% of Americans waste their paid time off, according to a survey by American Express. However, your boss and hairdresser? Not among them. Those are just two on a list of positions that are less likely to leave unused vacation days at the end of the year. On the…

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Public Companies Uncertain

Uncertainty – common theme in Business Today  From a 2012 Chubb Public Company Risk Survey todays publicly traded companies are most concerned about cyber issues, mergers and acquisitions, business interruptions and shareholder suits/SEC investigations.  They are less concerned with employee benefit and pension plan funding, workplace violence and product liability issues.        …

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Attitudes & Attire Luncheon

Spencer McClenahan and Karen Farris of RHSB, Shawn Murphy of Cincinnati Ins. Co. at the Attitudes & Attire Kick Off Reception for the 2013 Fundraising Luncheon. Karen Farris Chairman of the Board at Roach Howard Smith & Barton serves as President on the Board of Directors for Attitudes & Attire a charitable organization that helps…

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Job Opening

Now hiring for Claims Advocate position in Dallas office.  Competitive salary, bonus plan, Group health coverage, long term disability, 401k plan with company match and vacation/sick time.  Description: To act as an intercessor between client and carrier/TPA to ensure customers received prompt, courteous, proactive and professional action on their losses. Click Here for complete job…

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Planning Ten Practical Tips for the Small Business Owner Establish an evacuation plan to be sure everyone can get out quickly in an emergency. Designate primary and secondary evacuation routes and exits. Be sure that evacuation routes and emergency exits are clearly marked and well lit, wide enough, and clear at all times.…

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Home Inventory

You never know when a disaster may strike – but you can be prepared with a home inventory. Know Your Stuff® is the Insurance Information Institute’s online home inventory software. This application makes creating and updating your home inventory easy. With the free, secure online storage you will have access to your inventory anywhere, any time.…

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What’s a cyber exposure?

Understanding Cyber Risks for Technology Companies Think of all the well-regarded companies you’ve seen named in the news, not for their products or services, but for their alleged failure to protect the personal information of their customers. Breaches to computer networks and the ramifications of unauthorized access to sensitive data are the key elements of…

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