Risks N Threats Matter

Lack of Workplace & Home “Dog Sense” are Costly to All

“About 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year and about 885,000 require medical attention for these injuries; about half of these are children,” according to the Insurance Information Institute data they obtained from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. This is a staggering number and the associated medical/financial costs are in the […]

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Learn About How to Avoid The Employer’s Achilles Heel

Supervisors are an employer’s first line of defense against employment related claims and lawsuits. A well-trained supervisor can lower an employer’s risk of being involved in litigation and set the stage for the successful defense of claims that do arise. In addition, a well-trained supervisor is critical to creating and promoting a happy, productive work […]

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Driving Dangerously?

With the changing season, it is a good time to think about how we, and others who are behind the wheel for us, drive under differ weather conditions. In a recent newsletter, Risk Manager Charles Wilson, shares some facts about driving and reminds us how damaging Driving Dangerously can be. Charles briefs us about employer […]

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Tom’s Tuesday Tips – NSC Releases Latest Injury & Fatality Statistics & Trends

The National Safety Council (NSC)recently released their 2014 edition of Injury Facts, a resource that details safety statistics and trends. According to this article, here are some surprising statistics for 2014. Their information addresses poisonings, cell phone use, texting, teen driving, and other areas. The information NSC provides is a sought after resource for employers, […]

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Tuesday’s Tip from Tom

Many of us receive newsletters from various sources and there are a few which stand out from others that are informative and provide practical useful advice. One such newsletter that I have found that any employer or manager can use is the one from RiskSmartSolutions.  I read it and I find it to be a […]

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How Do You Feel About Taking Risks, Making Change & Possibly Experiencing Disappointment or The Feeling of Failure?

I received this quote from consultant Steve Kloyda, and it reminded me of some of the experiences that I have had when advising employers on ways to manage the risks and threats they face. Many show reluctance to embrace changes in the way they conduct some portion of their operations that historically has improved outcomes […]

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Tom Bone
Risk Insurance Advisor
ISU Insurance Services
2266 Lava Ridge Court
Roseville, California 95661
Phone 916.960.8758 or 800.823.4852 ext. 8758
Fax 916.773.4484
Mobile 925.285.6790
Email tbone@risksnthreatsmatter.com
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