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Safe Holidays are Happy Holidays!

It’s the holiday season-and that means it’s time for holiday parties to celebrate friends, loved ones, and the most wonderful time of the year. But if you’re planning a holiday party, be aware that you may inadvertently...

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Keep Pets Happy and Safe on Vacation

You’re not just imagining it—a lot of people are traveling with their pets these days. According to a TripAdvisor survey of more than 1,000 travelers, 53% of those responding said they take their pets on vacation, and...

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Celebrating Small Business

The United States will celebrate Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24 this year-but Beall Financial and Insurance Services doesn’t want to wait. After all, we celebrate and support small businesses every day of the year!...

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Five Common (and Potentially Costly) Homeowner Mistakes

Owning a home is usually a great experience. But it can also be a hassle, especially when unexpected issues pop up-whether you have a minor breakdown or a major catastrophe, it’s almost certainly going to require time...

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Focus on Eye Safety

There’s no place like home... for putting your eyes at risk. Your eyes are vital organs-and it’s not unusual for them to be exposed to risk of foreign objects, cuts or abrasions, or other injury. But when you are...

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Five Ways to Protect Your Personal Electronic Data

Online data breaches are just an unfortunate fact of life now-as the New York Times put it, you might as well assume that your personal information has been taken, because cyberattacks happen all the time. That’s why we...

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What California Employers Need to Know

What is the state of California workers comp? In case you haven’t waded through the Workers Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California’s recent report, we’ll share some of the highlights that may be of...

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Let's Keep Our Lawns and Ourselves Safe

For many of our neighbors, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for...

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Cool Down the Risk of Heat-Related Illness

We’re right in the middle of a long, hot summer-but it’s not too late to make sure it’s a safe, healthy summer, too! Heat-related illness is a very real risk facing workers throughout the year-but, of course,...

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6 Tips for Getting to Work on Two Wheels

Did you know that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States commute to work by bicycle, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? That’s a lot of cars off the road each day, a lot of gasoline saved and a ton of...

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The Truth About Occupational Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a big problem-particularly for US employers. Did you know that hearing loss is the second most reported occupational illness in the country? (Only musculoskeletal disorders are reported more frequently....

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone with a boat), you’ve probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It’s a great thought, of course. But,...

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High-ROI Home Improvement Projects

Spring is the season for home improvement projects-and you can probably see that in your very own neighborhood! It’s the time of year when homeowners upgrade their gardens, unleash their savings on bathroom and kitchen...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s almost here. The sun will come out of hiding, and people will, too. As crowds swell at the beach, in parks, and even on roadways, it all makes for some challenging driving conditions. More people are out and...

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Give Yourself a Mental Health Boost

Spring is here, and it’s a great time of year to set some healthy new habits-especially during Mental Health Month! Keep a gratitude journal. Make note of three things that occurred earlier in the day for which you’re...

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Protecting Your Home: Understanding Your Home Insurance Policy

As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home isn’t something you use daily. And it isn’t something flashy you show off to friends. It’s your homeowners insurance policy, and it protects you in more...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring

Spring has sprung! Flowers are blooming, the weather is warming, and all across the country, homeowners are attacking their spring cleaning chores. They’re called “chores” for a reason: maintenance tasks aren’t exactly...

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Do I Need to Tell My Insurance Company If My Dog Bites Someone?

You probably don’t think your dog would ever bite someone, let alone cause a serious injury. But dog bites are more common than you might realize-4.5 million occur every year in the U.S., according to the Centers for...

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The Best Way to Celebrate Poison Prevention Week

The third week in March brings with it the official start of spring-and, not coincidentally, the observance of Poison Prevention Week. It’s an unhappy fact that poison surrounds us, and poisonings are not confined to...

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Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning-and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The numbers seem...

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Making Your Heart-Healthy Goals a Reality

A new year is full of fresh optimism about fresh starts-whether you are striving to achieve a new career goal, finally complete that home improvement project, or develop (and maintain!) some new healthy habits. But...

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Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured. However, calling...

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Make Disaster Prep Your New Year's Resolution

2017 was a year of natural challenges-from the hurricanes in the South to California’s wildfires and ensuing mudslides. Natural disasters are a fact of life, and most of them are impossible for us to prevent. But there...

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Tips for Buying a Safe Car

You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars - but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely, your phone)....

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