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Chainsaw Safety

A chainsaw is one of the most useful and dangerous tools you can own. Only those diocesan employees that have had formal chainsaw training should be using this tool. Using one safely is in your best interest.

Tag(s): Religious;

Healthcare News: February 14, 2016

In this newsletter, Lexington has formally announced a retraction in its healthcare appetite (following recent streamlining at AIG), physicians with past claims are most likely to have further claims, and the issues of cyber-attacks on healthcare institutions causing bodily injury grow closer.

Tag(s): healthcare;

Lane Changes

Much of the driving done by commercial vehicle drivers is on multilane, limited access highways. Whether it is an open interstate or multilane road in an urban area changes always present a challenge and always raise the risk for the commercial vehicle driver. Every time you change lanes in any vehicle, but especially in a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) your risk goes up; sometimes a lot, sometimes only slightly but the risk factor does increase.

Tag(s): Transportation;

Gallagher Marine Saves Company Premium and Improves Coverage

A marine contractor on the inland river system had suffered a large claim in the last few years that went well into the excess coverage. The owner wanted to guarantee insurance coverage moving forward but also save money and improve coverage. Gallagher Marine was given an opportunity to accomplish this.

Nonprofit Beat - January 2016

Gallagher’s Nonprofit Beat is a new way for us as a global practice serving more than 24,000 nonprofits around the world to bring the many resources available to your attention.

Winter Driving

For those of us that were in the Boy Scouts remember their motto, “Be Prepared.” It doesn’t seem possible but it’s the time of year that we all dread in the trucking industry. Regardless what part of the country you live in, winter brings changes to the way we do our job.

Tag(s): Transportation; Loss Control;

PEP Talk - Construction Safety for Aerial Lifts

Aerial lifts are necessary pieces of equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Aerial lifts have replaced the use of ladders and scaffolds due their mobility and improve safety. An aerial lift is any vehicle-mounted device used to elevate personnel, including: extendable boom platforms, aerial ladders, articulating (jointed) boom platforms, vertical towers and any combination of the above.

Tag(s): Construction;