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The Best Business Insurance Checklist New Business Owners Need to Be Protected

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jan 01, 2018

The easiest way to make sure you have the insurance to protect your new business is to use a business insurance checklist.

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7 Everyday Office Fire Hazards and How to Easily Prevent Them

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Dec 27, 2017

Take a look around your office. Fire hazards are hiding in plain sight, and there are more of them than you think.

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How to Prevent Safety Hazards at Work From Causing a Lawsuit

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Dec 20, 2017

Don't feel like safety hazards at work are a big deal? Add an employee lawsuit to OSHA violation penalties, and you could be looking at closing your doors.

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How to Make Sure Your Small Business Cyber Security Is on Lock Down

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Dec 11, 2017

If you run a small business, cyber security protocols could be your key to happy customers.

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5 of the Worst Business Security Camera Placement Mistakes Criminals Want You to Make

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Dec 06, 2017

There's more to security camera placement than finding a spot that points to the front door or the cash register.

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OSHA Top 10 List Remains Mostly the Same for 2017

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 17, 2017

The preliminary list of OSHA’s Top 10 violations for Fiscal Year 2017 remained largely unchanged from FY 2016, except for one new addition.

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Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503) entered the list at No. 9 with 1,523 violations, just ahead of Electrical – Wiring Methods (1,405 violations). The entire list was revealed during the 2017 National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo.

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Focus on Workplace Lighting: 5 Brilliant Tips That Will Help Your Business

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 15, 2017

Discovering the right workplace lighting can be an enlightening experience. Find out how to lighten up your work environment and why it's a bright idea.

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Retention Guidelines: How to Be Sure I Should Shred Documents

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 08, 2017

You know you should shred documents, but which ones? And how long should you keep them? Retention guidelines from state and federal governments can help you answer those questions.

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10 Business Loss Prevention Mistakes Most Companies Make

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Oct 25, 2017

When you run a small business, loss prevention is one key to keeping your doors open.

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Business Evacuation Plans: How to Be Prepared During an Emergency at Work

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Oct 11, 2017

Business evacuation plans aren't something to put off for another day. Make a plan now to ensure the safety of everyone.

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