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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.

Office safety

It is an employers responsibility to provide training to keep workers safe and assist them in recognizing and avoiding these hazards.

Lessons learned to avoid a traffic accident

Ways to avoid being involved in traffic accidents.

Loading and unloading safety

Guidelines to help prevent accidents and injuries.

Ergonomic workstation safety

10 ways to create a healthy, productive, and ergonomic working environment.

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.

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.

Electrical surge damage

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

Lessons from losses - offices/clerical

Read about losses that other offices and clerical businesses have incurred, and how you can help prevent them from occurring in your business.