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Avoiding toy hazards

Tips to avoid toy hazards including toy size, how small a toy can be, and about toy safety.

Protect against tip-over accidents

Learn about how you can protect your business from tip-over accidents with this important information from Markel Specialty.

Burn prevention when warming bottles

Part one of this two-part series on burn prevention in child care centers will focus on bottle warming and how the practice of warming baby bottles can lead to serious...

Emergency action planning for child care centers

Taking the time to develop a written action plan, train staff members, and conduct practice drills can reduce the potential for injuries, lost children, and other incidents during a crisis.

Bookcases, cubbies and other falling objects

According to CPSC data, unstable and unsecured TVs and large pieces of furniture kill a child every two weeks, on average, in tip-over incidents that are easily preventable.

Lease agreements: triple net lease

A triple net lease requires the tenant of the leased property to pay monthly rent as well as property taxes, property insurance, and to perform regular building maintenance.

Crime prevention tips for commercial child care centers

Management recognizes the importance of providing transportation to our clients and periodically using personal vehicles for various business purposes.

Food choking hazards in child care

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) outlines that choking on food poses an important and relatively under-addressed problem for U.S. children.

On your mark, get set, go – play safe!

Poor and inadequate supervision can easily result in summertime accidents involving children at child care facilities.

In home child care slip, trips, and falls

Consider the following to reduce the risk of slips and falls within your home based child care center.

Child care back injury prevention

Safety guidelines for the most common tasks encountered in childcare centers.

Playground safety

Four key areas to significantly reduce the risk of injury on the playground - supervision, age appropriate equipment design, fall zones, and material types.

Life safety for commercial child care centers

Life safety refers to protecting people from hazards based on building construction, protection, and occupancy features.

Commercial vehicle use policy sample

Polices to help reduce the risk of losses faced due to vehicle use for business.

Playground safety: Protective surfacing material

Protective surfacing under and around equipment is critical to reducing the severity of falls and life-threatening head trauma.

Implementing a playground maintenance program

Developing and implementing a formal playground maintenance program at your center can be a helpful tool to drive the tasks necessary for the proper upkeep of your playground.

Boat repair orders 101

What you need to know about boat repairs and boating insurance. How can repair orders effect your boating insurance? Learn more here.

Boat navigation 101

There are many tools to help you navigate your boat so that you can safely reach your destination. Markel offers some tips on the different boat navigation tools available to...