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.

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.

Organization sued for serious injuries from falling tree branch

Take precautions to reduce hazards associated with damaged trees.

Bleacher safety

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

Protecting your business personal property: A crisis averted

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

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.

Avoiding dance floor woes

Markel sees a number of claims involving dance floors. The most common are water damage to wooden floors and slip-and-fall accidents.

Is your property insured to its current value?

Steps to limit the possibility of your building being under-insured.

Use ladders with care

Improper use of a ladder can be extremely dangerous. Many volunteers who assist in stage set up, prop management, and scenery design don't know how to use a ladder safely.