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At Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., we try to learn everything we can about the industries we serve and the risks they may encounter. It’s a commitment that’s embedded in our corporate culture to expanding our expertise, continuing educational development and gathering topical updates to remain ahead of the curve.

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School Talk - An Introduction to FEMA

Gallagher Public Sector (GPS) has just released a new white paper "An Introduction to FEMA for Government Entities" and Eligible Nonprofits that explains the “ins and outs” of working with FEMA. It is specifically written to address the needs of governmental entities and eligible nonprofits.

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Hard Hat Bulletin - Understanding Arc Flash

Simply put, an arc flash is a phenomenon where a flashover of electric current leaves its intended path and travels through the air from one conductor to another, or to ground. The results are often violent and when a human is in close proximity to the arc flash, serious injury and even death can occur.

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Hard Hat Bulletin - Electrical Shock

An electrical injury is damage to the skin or internal organs when a person comes into direct contact with an electrical current. The human body conducts electricity very well. That means electricity passes very easily throughout the body. Direct contact with electrical current can be deadly. While some electrical burns look minor, there still may be serious internal damage, especially to the heart, muscles, or brain.

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Hard Hat Bulletin - Share the Roads Safely

Although estimates vary, driver fatigue may contribute to more than 100,000 crashes a year. Conservative estimates peg drowsy driving as a contributing factor in about 1,000 fatalities a year, while a report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety estimates that more than 6,000 drowsy driving crashes a year result in at least one fatality.

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Hard Hat Bulletin - Paying Attention

Have you ever spent time with someone who was so absentminded or distracted that you wondered how they got through life every day? On the other hand, have you ever known someone who was so observant and attentive that they made you feel a little self-conscious? We all have been on both sides of this equation.

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Hard Hat Bulletin - Lyme Disease

Lyme disease affects everyone differently. Some people get sick in about a week. The first sign may be a rash near the tick bite. Other people may not seem sick until months or years after a tick bite.

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Hard Hat Bulletin - Hand Tool Safety - Heights

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2010, there were 263 fatalities from being struck by a falling object or equipment in the U.S., which accounted for 6 percent of all workplace fatalities. Dropped objects are a serious concern that can put a workforce at risk and result in lost productivity.

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