How to Identify a Hazardous Material for Transport

While certain items can be transported via simple methods, hazardous materials require significantly more care. Certain substances may require a specific shipping method. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Materials Regulations (HRM) specify how hazardous materials should be transported within state lines, from state-to-state and overseas. These regulations help minimize potential catastrophes for those handling…

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Businesses More at Risk for Ransomware During Holiday Season

According to Darktrace, an information technology company specializing in cybersecurity, ransomware attacks have increased by almost one-third during the past three holiday seasons, compared to the monthly average. As 2021 has been a record year for malware attacks, Darktrace predicts ransomware will surge even more. Learn how your businesses can prepare a defense against cybercriminals….

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Conflict De-Escalation Tactics During COVID-19 Restrictions

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve and more businesses are reopening, masks and other restrictions may still be enforced. The employees are often in charge of enforcing such mandates which, unfortunately, is not always easy. While certain individuals will comply, others may fight back, resulting in a verbal or physical confrontation. Consider these conflict…

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Top Risks for Cannabis Businesses

In 2020, legal cannabis sales generated an estimated $15 billion in the US. Total revenue is expected to double by 2024, as more states legalize recreational marijuana and demand grows. Connecticut became the 19th state to legalize cannabis in June 2021. People over the age of 21 have been able to legally purchase and carry…

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When Should You Take Out Life Insurance?

Life insurance is often associated with growing older, as we anticipate potential health issues down the road. Yet did you know life insurance premiums actually increase with age? As such, those looking to support their family financially after death should think about when to take out a life insurance policy. Start Younger There is no…

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