Resource articles

Fire safety for barns -are your prepared?

Measures you can take to prevent fires or lessen their impact.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Tips to stop slip and falls

Simple and cost effective ways of stopping slip and fall accidents.

What is equipment or mechanical breakdown coverage?

Markel answers questions about how equipment or mechanical breakdown coverage can be beneficial to horse and farm owners.

Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.

Fire safety in your facility

Protecting your facility from fire can be complex. There are a number of actions you can take to reduce the chances of a fire at your school.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Next time you change the battery in your smoke detectors, be sure to check its age, as well. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms have a life span of 8-10 years.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

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

Protecting your farm personal property: A crisis averted

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

Common Q&As about insuring a foal

Markel answers common questions about insuring a foal.