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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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Implementing ERM: Key Questions to Begin the Process

Is your public sector organization or higher education institution ready to begin implementing Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)? These key questions can be a starting point for you. Thinking through your answers will help you develop a plan. Even if your implementation plan is for a “team of one,” this will help you understand where – and how – to begin the process.

Tag(s): Public Sector; Higher Education;

Marine Insurance for Punitive Damages

Insuring punitive damages has been a “dicey” issue for the insurance market for years, and it poses an enormous threat to the viability of a business or organization found negligent. The marine market has traditionally excluded coverage for punitive damages specifically in marine liability policies. Read more about recent legal decisions making punitive damages necessary and the reaction from the marine insurance market to this change.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Claims Advocacy; Marine;

Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services - June 16 - Weekly Market Update

Through Friday’s close, the S&P 500 has gone 40 days without a 1% daily change, making it the longest streak in the past 15 years. While the market has continued to grind higher, the Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX), which measures the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options, has fallen to its lowest levels since 2007.

Tag(s): Institutional Investment & Fiduciary Services;

Minute for Safety: First Aid

Despite all the safety precautions put into practice, millions of injuries still occur at workplaces across the country every year. As a result, employers not located in close proximity to a medical facility are required by OSHA to have first aid procedures in place (including CPR) to deal with serious injuries until emergency medical personnel can arrive. This article addresses the breadth of what represents first aid protocol, requirements and materials.

Tag(s): Healthcare; Loss Control; Construction; Transportation; Marine;

Are You Paying Double for Cargo Insurance?

Manufacturing companies relying on commercial carriers and other third-parties to provide insurance for their products while in transit need to be aware of the possibility of being overcharged and underinsured. This has the potential to affect your company’s profits and better understand your exposure. This article covers a few of the top questions you should consider when evaluating cargo insurance coverage for your organization.

Tag(s): Marine;

Evolving Landscape in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Industries

The pharmaceutical and life sciences industries face many challenges brought about by increased consolidation in the market. A combination of managing the expectations of Wall Street along with the varied industry dynamics of broader immersion into global markets present new challenges for these sectors. This article includes information on some of those challenges and approaches for managing through it.

Tag(s): Healthcare; Trade Credit & Political Risk; Life Sciences;

Hard Hat Bulletin: Compressed Gas Cylinders

What are the risks of compressed gas cylinders? Most cylinder gases have the ability to replace air/oxygen if the bottle leaks in a given confined space. If enough air/oxygen is displaced the atmosphere will become unbreathable, causing unconsciousness and possible death within minutes. This is one of the biggest hazards with bottled gases. This Gallagher Hard Hat Bulletin is part of a monthly series of materials to assist construction managers and other leaders in helping to improve safety measures among their staff and contractors. It includes a brief overview on a topic and a simple quiz that follows.

Tag(s): Loss Control; Transportation;