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5 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Polar Coaster

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Nov 01, 2019 in Business Safety Strategies

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Defend your profits when the polar coaster tries to wreck the party.

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Don’t Let the Dust Settle: Changes in Construction Workers’ Exposure to Silica

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Mar 14, 2017 in Business Safety Strategies

Attention: Contractor Business Owners. OSHA estimates that about two million construction workers are exposed to respirable crystalline silica in more than 600,000 workplaces. 


Silicosis, lung cancer, other respiratory diseases, and kidney disease
have been linked to exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

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What to Do if There Is a Slip and Fall on Your Property

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Oct 13, 2016 in Business Safety Strategies

As a business owner, what would you do if someone slipped and fell on your property?  Slips and falls are the most frequent type of loss for our Pekin Insurance business owners. 


How prepared are you if someone from the general public slips and falls on your property?  Here are some tips to help you prepare for slip and fall incidents that may occur on your property or location.


You must inform and train employees on what the expectations of them are if an incident happens.  Do your employees complete an investigation?  Do they get a supervisor or owner to do it? What happens if they are the only ones there?  Would your answers to the previous questions depend on whether the injured person was an employee, visitor, or customer? 

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Planning Business Continuity After a Tornado

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Aug 07, 2016 in Business Safety Strategies

When we think about tornado preparedness, personal safety is often the first thing that comes to mind.  But is your business prepared to survive a tornado?  



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The Biggest Threat to Your Business, Right Now!

Posted by Pekin Insurance on Jul 05, 2016 in Business Safety Strategies

One of the greatest threats to businesses today is attacks on their computers and networks. 

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