Quiz: Play it safe on the playground

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Educators, pediatricians and parents agree – an outdoor playground is a valuable experience for children. In a modern world of screen time and sedentary activities, outdoor play may be more important than ever. But playgrounds are not without risk. Whether at school, in the park, or in the backyard, take care to keep them both fun and safe. Take our five-question quiz to test your knowledge of playground safety.


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Allied health insurance coverage: Your professional ally

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Do you need medical malpractice coverage? Wait! Before you answer that, answer this: Are you in the medical field? You’re thinking, “Well, yeah. But I’m not a doctor, dentist or nurse.” Are you a therapist? Are you an x-ray technician? How about an audiologist, nutritionist, orthopedic assistant, pharmacist, or one of dozens of other medical-related occupations that require special training, certification or higher education? If you answered yes, then your answer to the first question should be a resounding “Yes!”


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Back-to-school tips for students, parents, drivers

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With families transitioning to new fall routines and back-to-school activities, it’s a good time to review tips for getting to and from school safely and to consult with your independent agent about insurance property and liability coverages. Read our prior blog posts with information for kids, their families and the community.


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Remember insurance as college students head back

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Back-to-school time is a good time to review your insurance if you have a student headed back to college. Remember to talk to your independent insurance agent for advice to make sure your student’s car, electronics and other belongings are covered. Some coverage may extend from your own personal insurance policies, but individual circumstances can vary. Your agent will know how to help.


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Demonstrating safety in educational science labs

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We all remember chemistry class in high school and the fun of seeing our teacher perform that cool experiment. The lure of the wow factor of performing chemical demonstrations to teach the interactions between different elements and chemicals has been a steady part of science education for years. Across the country, several recent high-profile incidents of students being burned and injured in lab fires have brought a heightened awareness to safety.


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