COMMUNITY BLOG

Remembering Our Fallen

Memorial Day originated after the Civil War. Known as Decoration Day, survivors and loved ones would gather to decorate the graves of soldiers with flowers, wreaths and flags. Now an official national holiday, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to the summer and...

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Fleet Fraud

Fleet fraud is costly. A staged accident or injury claim by an employee can mean expensive payouts and increased insurance premiums, so it is essential that your business take steps to prevent and detect employee fraud. Anti-fraud measures and internal controls can...

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Load Securing Safety for Flatbed Drivers

All drivers should be properly trained to handle each kind of vehicle they drive; however, flatbed truck drivers have special safety concerns because of the open nature of the vehicle. Because flatbed trucks tend to carry larger, more irregularly shaped commodities...

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Understanding Total Cost of Risk

Risk exists everywhere in business. One of the biggest mistakes that companies make is assuming that the cost of risk only involves their insurance premiums paid, retained losses and administrative costs. However, the total cost of risk encompasses much more than...

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Top 5 Personal Insurance Mistakes

Here's a quick list of the top mistakes we often see when someone comes to us and asks us to review their personal insurance.  The items are in no particular order: Undervalued Home - The dwelling coverage amount on your policy needs to be enough so that you can...

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Cyber Liability Insurance

As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber liability insurance policy will only continue to grow. The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a...

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Cold Weather Safety

The following safety information is excerpted from the Community Insurance Group RiskTrack® Client Portal. This client portal is available exclusively to Community Insurance Group commercial lines clients. BEATING THE COLD How to stay safe when working in cold ...

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Happy Holidays!

Thanks again to all our wonderful customers for an outstanding 2016. We have truly enjoyed interacting with each and every one of you, while helping you achieve and protect your goals. As 2016 draws to a close, Community Insurance Group has grown our outreach to more...

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OSHA Final Rule on Slip, Trip and Fall Protection

OVERVIEW On Nov. 18, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule to update standards regarding walking-working surfaces and personal protective equipment (PPE). The final rule becomes effective on Jan. 17, 2017; however, OSHA...

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