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Facility Risk Assessment for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program

Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program 2018, for each identified at-risk location, the following information shall be considered in the risk assessment and made available to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

Hazards and best practices for restaurant safety

Most common types of injuries in restaurants.

Electrical surge damage

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

Violence in the workplace

All occupations have internal risk of violence that should not be ignored. Taking precautions and being alert can assist in your protection.

Restaurant pest control

It is important that you know: 1) which pests are threaten- ing your restaurant, 2) where to clean, and 3) how to clean.

Preventing foodborne illness

When handling food, either raw ingredients or prepared platters, there are a few simple practices that greatly reduce the risk of food poisoning.

Restaurant checklist

Review Markel Specialty's restaurant safety checklist.

How long do smoke detectors last?

Fire alarm maintenance tips.

Obey traffic rules and use common sense

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

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Understanding HACCP food safety standards