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Bleacher safety

Safety protocols to help keep bleachers a viable seating alternative for club members.

Organization sued for serious injuries from falling tree branch

Take precautions to reduce hazards associated with damaged trees.

Dangerous drips

In addition to destroying carpets and walls, water-related damage also ruins important equipment, such as computers, fax machines, and phone systems.

Occupant load for life safety

Businesses and building owners must ensure that proper life safety measures are taken in their facilities to protect customers and employees.

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.

Sidewalk safety: Not all it’s cracked up to be

Every year, Markel receives numerous claims for injuries resulting from trips and falls on slippery, uneven, or cracked sidewalks.

Could a Fire Start in Your Dryer?

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), fires can occur when lint builds up in the dryer or in the exhaust duct.

Fire evacuation - What you need to know

Proactive steps before and during an evacuation to reduce anxiety and avoid injuries.

Trip and fall injuries

Trip and fall accidents can occur anywhere, review these steps to reduce trip and fall accidents.

Putting safety first for wintry weather

A heavy load of snow and ice may not only damage your roof, it can also cause damage to your building, awnings, and equipment.