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Business Safety: Non-Routine Tasks Can Have Deadly Results

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jun 19, 2017

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Are you a small business owner or contractor with a reputation for quality work who is highly respected and appreciated in the community?  If the answer is yes, you may be asked to complete a job that you have never done before.  It is this type of “non-routine work request” from a customer that can potentially lead to a major injury, fatality, or liability exposure. The following provides a brief overview of what management should consider before conducting this type of work as well as a hierarchy of controls to consider (engineering controls, administrative controls, personal protective equipment, etc.) BEFORE commencing work.        

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How to Get a Business Vehicle Deduction as a Small Business

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jun 14, 2017

Find out how to take advantage of a business vehicle deduction now so you can save money when your taxes are due.

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How Does Property Maintenance Insurance Protect You?

Posted by Pekin Insurance on May 30, 2017

Protect your business and your livelihood with a property maintenance insurance policy designed to meet your needs.

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Voluntary Products Add Value, Close Gaps in Your Benefits Package

Posted by Pekin Insurance on May 25, 2017

As a business owner, your budget constraints may limit your ability to give your employees everything they might need.

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The 7 Business Insurance Requirements Needed to Lease Property

Posted by Pekin Insurance on May 24, 2017

There's little more exciting than signing a lease for your new business location, but are your business insurance requirements in place?

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10 Data Security Methods for Protecting Your Small Business

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Apr 26, 2017

Are your data security methods enough to keep out a motivated thief? Here are 10 ways to keep your data safe from sticky fingers. 

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7 Natural Pest Deterrents to Use Around the Office

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Apr 17, 2017

Keep your office healthy and pest-free with natural pest deterrents that work like a charm

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Landlord 101: Carbon Monoxide Safety in Residential Apartments

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Apr 09, 2017

Approximately 500 non-fire Carbon Monoxide poisoning deaths and thousands more hospitalizations occur each year.

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3 Things Successful Pet-Friendly Companies Do Right

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Apr 06, 2017

People love bringing their pets to work. Find out how pet-friendly companies make it part of the culture.

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Small Business Fleet Management Tips to Keep Your Operation Running Smoothly

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Mar 22, 2017

If you count on one or more vehicles in the day to day of your small business fleet, management strategies are critical to a smooth operation.

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