Risk Management

OSHA Update – Final Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Illnesses and Injuries

December 29, 2016 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued several new rules changing the requirements for how employers report injuries.  Electronic Recordkeeping: Starting in January, “establishments with 20-249 employees in certain high-risk industries must electronically submit information from their 2016 Form 300A by July 1, 2017. These same employers will be required…
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2016 OSHA Seminar Recap

November 1, 2016: On Thursday, October 20th Diversified Insurance Solutions hosted their fourth and final seminar in their 2016 Education Series: OSHA Updates for 2016. The event was held at the Midway Hotel & Suites and featured OSHA Compliance Assistance Specialist Jim Lutz as the speaker. Jim’s presentation covered a number of important OSHA issues…
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Diversified Risk Management Services

September 15, 2016: Diversified Insurance Solutions’ Risk Management Department has successfully been partnering with our clients for years to implement safety programs and procedures to help protect employees and lower the cost of insurance. Our dedicated risk management professionals are committed to finding the solutions unique to our client’s needs. According to our client, Lake…
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Say NO to Pokémon Go and Driving

July 20, 2016: It is official, Pokémon Go is a world-wide phenomenon. Within 24 hours of its release the game topped the United States App Store’s “Top Grossing” and “Free” charts. In less than one week after the game’s release it also eclipsed the average daily users of popular apps like Snapchat, Tinder, Twitter, Instagram…
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14 Ways to Safely Use Fireworks

June 28, 2016: The Fourth of July is right around the corner and every year countless Americans celebrate with fireworks. Fireworks are a fun tradition, but before you start buying and using fireworks, consider some of these shocking 2014 statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC): There were 11 firework-related deaths during the 2014…
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Protecting You and Your Employees from Heat-Related Illnesses

May 26, 2016: Did you know that from 1999 to 2009 there were 7,233 heat-related deaths in the United States and studies show that this number is expected to rise? The three groups of people most susceptible to extreme heat are young children, the elderly and construction workers. With the hottest months right around the…
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Flooded Basement: Are you Covered?

After rising temperatures cause a major snow melt or a heavy rain shower you discover that your basement is full of water, but your Homeowners Insurance Policy will cover the damages right? Unfortunately, in many cases the answer is not necessarily and the average loss to an unfinished basement is $10,000. The reason is that…
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What is Social Engineering Email Fraud and How it Can Cost Your Business?

Practitioners of cyber-crime are always coming up with clever ways to steal money or valuable information. One of the newest, but relatively unsophisticated methods is done by only using an email, fax, letter or with a phone call.  This new cyber con is called Social Engineering Email Fraud. The way it works is an employee…
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