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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.

Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)

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

Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.

Health inspection basics

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

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Preparing safe food

Easy-to-follow recommendation to support compliance with CDC and FDA guidelines.

Electrical surge damage

Claims involving lightning damage can be significant and impact your ability to operate effectively.

Protecting your business personal property: A crisis averted

The loss of business personal property due to disaster or theft can result in significant replacement and lost opportunity costs.

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.