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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.

Tag(s): Construction;

Healthcare News: May 9, 2017

In this issue, New Mexico’s breach law; loss of paper records is still a major cyber exposure; new theories of cyber liability from the plaintiff’s bar; hospital-satellite ED’s can relieve the pressure; and a forthcoming webinar on regulatory liability

Tag(s): Healthcare;

Client Saves on Premium and Improve Coverage with CORE360

With operations under financial pressure, a large energy exploration & production company found its insurance purchase elevated to a boardroom issue. Cutting costs was critical — but leaving its balance sheet vulnerable in an already fragile economic environment was not an option. The company hired Gallagher to save them premium AND improve coverage. Here’s what we achieved for them over the course of our first two years as their broker.

Tag(s): Energy;

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.

Tag(s): Construction;

Healthcare Monthly Minute: April

National Patient Safety Week has come and gone, but it is still an opportune time to fine-tune practices to improve patient safety. One vital physician skill to keep patients from harm is that of effective communication. Clear, accurate and ongoing communication among patients and colleagues can improve quality of care, lower costs and prevent lawsuits.

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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.

Tag(s): Construction;