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Employment Practices & Liability Trends for 2021

Employment Practices & Liability Trends for 2021 1024 538 Dominion Risk

As an employer, you care about protecting your employees, your business and your stakeholders. A good corporate culture where employees feel appreciated, valued, and safe is critical to meet those goals. If your employees feel differently, then you are at risk for employment-related disputes. The exposure to misunderstandings in the workplace has never been greater and it is changing rapidly. Employers need effective employment practice controls. COVID-19 Pandemic The pandemic has forced many organizations to…

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Dominion Risk Offers CyberSecurity Services

Dominion Risk Offers CyberSecurity Services 1024 538 Dominion Risk

Are you worried about cybersecurity? It’s something that should be top of mind for every business owner. 68% of business leaders feel cybersecurity risks are increasing (Accenture) On average, only 5% of company files are properly protected (Varonis) Data breaches exposed 36 billion records in the first half of 2020 (RiskBased) 45% of breaches featured hacking, 17% involve malware, and 22% involve phishing (Verizon) Top malicious email attachment types are .doc, .dot, and .exe (Symantec)…

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Doctrine of Negligent Entrustment Significant Risk to a Contractor

Doctrine of Negligent Entrustment Significant Risk to a Contractor 1024 538 Dominion Risk

Automobile and workplace accidents are an expensive liability for contractors. You rely on the use of vehicles, mobile equipment, lifts, scaffolds and tools for your business.  These accidents pose a direct risk to your employees, other contractors, your clients and your reputation. In our current legal climate, that risk has increased in recent years from a multitude of factors including drug use, distracted driving and the legal concept called negligent entrustment. Negligent entrustment occurs when…

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CDC Updates Quarantine Recommendations for Vaccinated Individuals

CDC Updates Quarantine Recommendations for Vaccinated Individuals 1024 538 Dominion Risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released interim COVID-19 vaccine considerations. Notably, the guidance states that fully vaccinated individuals who meet certain criteria will no longer be required to quarantine following exposure to someone with COVID-19.

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Legal Update: OSHA Form 300A Posting Requirements Begin Feb. 1

Legal Update: OSHA Form 300A Posting Requirements Begin Feb. 1 1024 538 Dominion Risk

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers subject to its record keeping requirements to post copies of their OSHA Form 300A between February 1 and April 30 of each year. The OSHA Form 300A, also known as the “Summary of Work-related Injuries and Illnesses,” must be completed by February 1 using data from the previous calendar year. As a reminder, OSHA’s record-keeping requirement does not apply to employers with 10 or fewer employees,…

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Cell Phone Down, It’s the Law

Cell Phone Down, It’s the Law 1024 538 Dominion Risk

At Dominion Risk Advisors, we pride ourselves on serving our clients with superior advice and highest standards, advocating for you in all things insurance, risk management, and claims. That includes helping you stay up to date on changing laws that involve risk management.    As many may know, on July 1, 2020, it became illegal in the State of Virginia to have a handheld device in hand while driving on any road or highway. What…

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