07/27/2009

Training to Prevent Building Liabilities

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The amount of money lost annually by businesses due to liability suits is in the millions, says Merrill Fischbein, risk manager and insurance broker at Minneapolis-based Fischbein Insurance Services.

What’s more: “Any liability claim is probably preventable,” says Fischbein. “You just need to check your hazards.” But, identifying and fixing facility hazards isn’t always easy; that’s why it’s important to have well-trained employees who are able to identify and fix potential hazards to guests or occupants, and who conduct their tasks in a safe manner to prevent injuries or accidents that may be liabilities.

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