Crest Monthly News and Views – July 2016

We’ve sped through June and 2016 is almost half over! Where did the first half of the year go?

This month we have articles you may want to peruse including topics regarding Insurance program pitfalls, Employment Practices, and what to do if you are hosting a party where alcohol is being served.

As a reminder, in addition to providing commercial and employee benefits insurance, Crest Insurance Group has a terrific Personal Lines Department to aid in your homeowners, automobile and personal insurance needs.

Driverless Fever is Everywhere Except in One Logical Industry: Railroads

One arm of the U.S. Department of Transportation is recommending two-person crews be required for freight trains as another plans to spend billions to help develop driverless technology for long-haul trucks. Read More >>

Threats and Opportunities – How to Deal with Uncertainty and Manage in a Changing World

The future is never known with certainty, “Who knows what tomorrow will bring?” Managing organizations means making decisions, enlightened by information drawn from different methods that shed light on the future. Read More >>

4 Ways to Minimize Catastrophe Risks

Savvy organizations realize that, although rare, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes and tsunamis pose a business travel risk that can’t be ignored. Natural disasters can leave employers scrambling to ensure their employees’ whereabouts and safety. Read More >>

The Unusual Risks of Pool Ownership

The yin and yang of summer are a hot, steamy day and the cool, refreshing water of a swimming pool. Floating languidly at the local swim club or at a friend’s house could cause one to desire a pool of his own, but several insurance considerations should come into play before installing an in-ground attractive nuisance. Read More >>

Weigh the Pros and Cons of Travel Insurance

The summer season means vacation plans for millions of Americans are taking shape. One loss exposure many people fail to consider concerns vacation-related losses. Travel insurance can be purchased to cover this potentially large exposure. Read More >>

Are You Ready To Be #LightningSafe? Include A Lightning Protection System In Your Plans When Building Or Remodeling Your Home

Whether building a new home, remodeling an existing home or even repairing a home that has been damaged, a lightning protection system can be a worthwhile investment, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Read More >>