Risk Management

07
Jul

Keeping safe while venturing out

COVID-19 is still lurking around despite being able to venture out.Restrictions surrounding activities we can and cannot do during the COVID-19 pandemic are being modified and lifted every day. Resuming activities can bring a sense of normalcy back into our lives. Before you venture out you should understand your risk of catching COVID-19 and what activities are […]

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19
Mar

Coronavirus Mythbuster

World Health Organization will bust the myths and misinformation about coronavirus (COVID-19). Staying informed will help you to keep yourself and others healthy and reduce your anxiety around the coronavirus. See below myths about COVID-19 and stay informed!

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12
Mar

Avoid COVID-19, Wash Your Hands!

Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove dirt, viruses, germs.  Washing your hands properly takes about as long as singing “Happy Birthday” twice.   If soap […]

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15
Oct

Risk Management Vlog

Risk Management is excited to launch a Vlog (video blog for those not up with the lingo) to bring you short, fun, fresh information from Risk management. Vlogs will be on various topics, from how to prevent a loss to people or property, how to keep you and your family safe at work and home, […]

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16
Nov

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

Thanksgiving is the number one day for home fires.  The fires a mainly caused the cooking activities related to preperation of food for Thanksgiving day feasts.  Fires are not exclusively started within the kitchens.  With the popularity of turkey fryers as a method of cooking turkeys, fires are now started from other areas in and around the home.   NFPA […]

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20
Jul

Risk Management Department on the move!

Conifer’s Risk Management Department has had a couple of notable changes in July.  First, we welcomed Steve Ciotti to the team as the Risk Managment Assistant. Steve comes to Conifer with several years’ experience as a Commercial Lines Account Manager at a local insurance agency and is currently a senior at SUNY Brockport. Fun Facts about […]

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01
May

Risk Management Department attends RIMS Conference

Last week, the Risk Management department attended the RIMS (Risk & Insurance Management Society) Conference.  While there, they attended the opening keynote speach by Derreck Kayongo founder of the Global Soap Project.  He figured out how to recycle used hotel soaps to make new bars for unpriveledged countries.  The closing keynote was given by Michael […]

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16
Nov

Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Did you know that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires? The number of home fires double on Thanksgiving. So, let’s add a pinch of fire safety to the menu. Keep these safety tips in mind as you prepare your meal. Turkey: If you are roasting your turkey, […]

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05
Jul

PREVENTING MULCH FIRES

It has been unseasonably dry and warm spring and start to the summer. The lawns and landscaping are starting to show signs of the lack of moisture. When landscaping is dry, it’s easily ignited which could lead to damage to our property. The pictures below are from a mulch fire at one of Conifer’s property […]

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03
Jun

Risk Management SharePoint Site Released

The Risk Management Department is pround to release a new tool, the Risk Management SharePoint site, for all to use. The Risk Management SharePoint site is a user friendly, easy to navigate and has the most current Risk Management information. Reporting claims is now easier. Go to the Incident Reporting tile and report  claims on-line. All incidents; property damage, liability and workers […]

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