3 Common Fraternal Claims You Should Avoid

Every insurance claim is different, but some common fraternal claims come up more often than others. For Posts, general liability claims, property damage claims and liquor liability claims come up over and over. Your Post is at a higher risk from these common claims, which is why it's important to make sure you're fully covered [...]

September 1st, 2020|Insurance tips|0 Comments

How to Stay Safe in the Heat

It’s the height of summer, and many people are excited to be spending more time outdoors after COVID-related closures. But along with the fresh air and sunshine there is extreme heat that can be dangerous to your health. As your Post schedules activities outdoors this summer, take the heat into account. It could mean the [...]

July 21st, 2020|Risk management|0 Comments

Workers’ Compensation and Volunteer Accident Insurance

Employees and volunteers are at the heart of your Post, and as an organization, one of your greatest responsibilities is ensuring they all are adequately protected. You may need Workers’ Compensation and Volunteer Accident Insurance to fully protect them. While your Post likely has Workers’ Compensation coverage if you have employees, it’s important to know [...]

June 18th, 2020|Insurance tips|0 Comments

Knowing the Signs of Serious Illnesses

It's not always easy to tell what's wrong when you don't feel well. Some symptoms can go unnoticed, while other signs of serious illnesses are so common we may ignore them. Knowing the signs of serious illnesses like heart attack and stroke helps protect your organization and community and can prevent an otherwise tragic outcome. [...]

May 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Connected with Post Members and Volunteers

Even though Posts are closed due to COVID-19 and government stay-at-home orders, staying connected with Post members, volunteers and guests during closures remains important. It's still possible to follow social distancing guidelines and enjoy socializing with your members, volunteers and guests. Here are three ways for staying connected during this time. Set Up a Social [...]

May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preparing for Volunteers at Your Post

Once life at your Post returns to normal, old and new volunteers will likely be looking for ways to give back. To prepare for the volunteers, examine your Post’s volunteer training and safety precautions. Update your Post’s emergency contacts If there’s an emergency during an event, your volunteers will need to know how to reach [...]

May 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

20 Simple Safety Tips for 2020

Are you ready for another exciting new year at the Post? Start things off right at your Post with these 20 simple safety tips for 2020. Indoor Safety Tips Inspect Your Folding Chair Inventory—Defective folding chairs can collapse causing serious injury and liability claims for the Post. Retire chairs that are old, worn out, damaged, [...]

January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Does Your Post Have Accessible Parking?

As facilities open to the public, Posts are required to have adequate parking for individuals with disabilities. If your Post doesn't meet the necessary accessible parking requirements, it could mean complaints, fines or costly litigation. The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design updated legal requirements first established by the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act for [...]

December 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do You Have the Right First Aid Kit Supplies?

You can turn to the first aid kit for relief from a headache or bandages for a scrape, but do you have the right supplies for an emergency? If a member or guest at the Post becomes ill or is seriously injured, the right first aid supplies can make all the difference while also helping [...]

November 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lighting for Safety and Security

The right lighting reduces the risk of accidents and helps everyone feel safer and more secure. Now that it's fall, you and your members will be reaching for the light switch earlier than usual, so it's a good time to think about how lighting at your Post impacts safety and security. Here's what you should [...]

October 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments