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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.

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.

Dangerous drips

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

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.

Fire evacuation - What you need to know

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

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.

Trip and fall injuries

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

Refill propane tanks safely

Safety practices for propane tank refill and distribution.

Bedbugs are making a comeback-- are you at risk?

Once thought to be in demise, bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are not only showing up in beds, they are making their way into businesses— causing some to shut down temporarily for treatment.