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Trenching safety rules for construction sites

 April 28, 2023     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Excavation and trenching are some of the most dangerous jobs construction workers can do, but good construction site safety practices can prevent fatalities. Here's what you need to know.
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Using and storing flammable liquids safely in your business

 February 16, 2023     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
If you use flammable and combustible liquids for business, it's imperative that you store them safely. Here's where to start designing the proper fire prevention plan for these volatile liquids.
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UFG Agent Update: 3 top risk control tips

 November 17, 2022     UFG Insurance    Agents   Business  Read Time: 3 min
UFG risk control consultants provide value-added services such as risk identification assistance and action planning guidance. Learn three top risk control tips from our risk management team today.
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Reducing your risk with a landscape safety program

 July 28, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
A well-designed landscape safety program can keep your business humming during its peak season. Check out these tips when you’re ready to create yours.
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Contractors looking at plans.

Technology for contractors: 4 ways to boost safety

 July 14, 2021     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 4 min
Technology may be overwhelming, but it can also be your friend. Let’s look at technology for contractors and four ways it can help boost safety in your operation.
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What to do after a business robbery and ideas to keep criminals from coming back

 December 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 3 min
Being robbed is a terrible experience. Keep these four ideas in mind to protect your business from crime and help it bounce back if a thief strikes.
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Safety tips to consider when working in a brewery

 July 21, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
From housekeeping practices in the brewery to best lifting form for a keg, here are a few safety tips when crafting that perfect beer.
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construction workers on roof, with safety harnesses on

Five Tips To Stay Safe When Working Construction This Summer

 July 9, 2020     UFG Insurance    Business  Read Time: 5 min
Sunny summer days are just around the corner, meaning it’s time to get ready for outdoor projects. Remember these five tips to stay safe while working outdoors during these warm months.
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Person with work boots on digging with shovel in a yard.

Three reasons to call 811 before you dig

 April 6, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 3 min
Even if your yard project seems like a shallow dig, there’s more going on underground than you might think. What’s a simple solution? Call 811.
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Top safety tips when using space heaters

 February 19, 2020     UFG Insurance    Personal  Read Time: 5 min
Although convenient, space heaters can be a hazard over the winter months. Here are must-read, top safety tips when using space heaters.
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Cars stopped with brake lights on in a night time snow trying not to drive distracted.

Safer holiday travel in 6 easy-to-do steps

 December 16, 2019     UFG Insurance    Auto   Personal  Read Time: 5 min
A distracted-driving related crash doesn’t have a place at any holiday table. Change your driving habits for the better with these 6 easy-to-do steps to stay focused on the holiday road.
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