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Best practice guidelines COVID-19

Learn about the COVID-19 coronavirus causing respiratory illness across the globe, and how you can protect yourself and your business to reduce the likelihood of contracting the illness.

Health inspection basics

The FDA Food Code outlines specific rules on which state and county health departments model their retail food regulations.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Safe ice handling

Ice that is served to customers is considered food and needs to be treated like any other food product. This includes proper ice machine care, ice handling and old ice disposal.

Five types of business insurance you should consider in addition to workers compensation

There are many different kinds of business insurance coverages, and the cost and amount of coverage of policies vary among insurers. Contact a Markel Specialty agent to discuss your needs today.

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Understanding HACCP food safety standards

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

Employers are legally obligated to provide a safe workplace per Cal/ OSHA Act of 1973.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

When it comes to defensive driving, obeying traffic rules and using common sense are essential.

Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.