Archive for the ‘Property’ Category

Personal and Property Protection Pertaining to Packaging Pallets

March 18th - By  | General Liability, Property, Safety | No Comments »

-That’s a Nod to Dr. Seuss, who is celebrated this month There are a lot of things in life which are everywhere, so ubiquitous that we don’t even think about them:  a pillow, shopping bags, books, pens.  If one stops to think about these items, they aren’t as simple as we would think.  The wrong… Read more

Pancake Prevention – Preventing Snow Load Roof Collapse

February 8th - By  | Property | No Comments »

Snowflake…snowflake….snowflake, how much do you weigh?  Right around .002 grams. How does this compare to other items? Feather, about .05 grams. Chocolate Kiss 41grams. Cubic inch of water .036lbs. Cubic foot of water 62.416 lbs. So, how do a bunch of snowflakes pancake buildings each year? Generally speaking, it’s not the snowflakes that collapse a… Read more

Lightning – A Force to be Reckoned With!

January 21st - By  | Farm & Agriculture, Property, Safety | No Comments »

Lightning – A Force to be Reckoned With! We all like to watch the fireworks that a summer lightning storm can provide. A lightning strike is also a potentially dangerous event. A Few Lightning Facts: • Lightning is a giant discharge of electricity accompanied by a brilliant flash of light and a loud crack of… Read more

Hot Work – Don’t Burn Your End

December 14th - By  | Property, Safety | 1 Comment »

You may be thinking, “Leave it to an insurance guy to write about Hot Work at the start of winter.” However, I hope you learn something about different types of Hot Work here. We’re not talking about the kind of heat which farmers are so used to, like toiling in the fields in summer, or… Read more

Prepare Farm Buildings for Winter

December 10th - By  | Farm & Agriculture, Property | No Comments »

Imagine all the time that you spend winterizing your property: for example, making sure winter clothes and coats are adequate; and having feed, water and shelter available for the animals on the coldest days.  As you go through your winterizing checklist, you likely review your vehicles, home and animals, but have you considered what should… Read more