Insuring A Leased Car

By Insurance News Editor | April 5, 2021 |

If you lease a car, you’ll still need to purchase your own state-mandated basic auto insurance—and you’ll very likely need additional coverages: Your leasing company will require collision and comprehensive auto coverage The bank, leasing company or other entity that is financing your leased car has a monetary stake in the vehicle. They’ll want to make…

IN: OSHA Training: Courses, Materials & Resources

By Insurance News Editor | March 31, 2021 |

Dear Valued Customer, OSHA offers a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. OSHA also offers training and educational materials that help businesses train their workers and comply with the Occupational Safety and…

OSHA Training: Courses, Materials & Resources

By Insurance News Editor | March 31, 2021 |

OSHA requires employers to provide training to workers who face hazards on the job. We create training materials, distribute training grants to nonprofit organizations, and provide training through authorized education centers. Training Requirements and Resources Before engaging in any potentially hazardous activities, workers must receive appropriate safety training from their employer, as defined in OSHA…

OSHA: Outreach Training Program

By Insurance News Editor | March 31, 2021 |

Program Purpose The Outreach Training Program is a voluntary program. Its purpose is to promote workplace safety and health and to make workers more knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights. Outreach training does not fulfill the training requirements found in OSHA standards. Employers are responsible for providing additional training for their workers on specific…

Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

By Insurance News Editor | March 31, 2021 |

A safe workplace is sound business OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The new Recommended Practices have been well received by a wide variety of stakeholders and are designed to be…

What’s California Going To Do About Future Wildfire Insurance

By Insurance News Editor | March 30, 2021 |

As wildfires wreak havoc in California, the state’s insurance commissioner on Sept. 16, 2020, announced potential steps to help homeowners afford and keep insurance amid California’s growing wildfire risk. “With climate change fueling California’s devastating fires, I am taking action to bring down the risk of losing your home in a wildfire and losing your…

Fire Insurance Regs Hurt California Homeowners

By Insurance News Editor | March 30, 2021 |

For hundreds of thousands of California homeowners, access to quality wildfire insurance has never been more important. Already, more than 8,100 structures in California have burned, and the fire season isn’t over. So why, when demand for coverage is at an all-time high, have so many homeowners lost their fire insurance? The answer lies in the unintended consequences…

Zip Codes Covered by Mandatory One Year Moratorium on Non-Renewals

By Insurance News Editor | March 30, 2021 |

Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders — protecting at least 1 million homes in wildfire disaster areas in Northern and Southern California. The commissioner’s action is the result of Senate Bill 824 — authored in 2018 by Lara while serving as state senator — in order to…

On-Site Consultation Program

By Insurance News Editor | March 24, 2021 |

OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program offers no-cost and confidential occupational safety and health services to small- and medium-sized businesses in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and several U.S. territories, with priority given to high-hazard worksites. On-Site Consultation services are separate from enforcement and do not result in penalties or citations. Consultants from state agencies or…

IN: No-Cost OSHA Resources Available To Your Business

By Insurance News Editor | March 23, 2021 |

Dear Valued Customer, We’re always interested in ways to make your environment a better place, and the great news is that OSHA is prepared to help with trained people, safety information and tools. OSHA’s services include an On-Site Consultation Program providing a no-cost and confidential occupational safety and health services to small- and medium-sized U.S.…


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