About Lockton Affinity, LLC

Lockton Affinity, an affiliate of Lockton Companies, was formed in 1987 to meet the dynamic, specialized insurance needs of affinity groups, non-profits, associations and franchises.

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. Here’s what to know:

Signs of Serious Illnesses:

May 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Protecting Volunteers and Workers at the Post

Everyone is looking forward to things getting back to normal, with Post employees getting back into the swing of things and volunteers old and new looking for ways to give back. Because the future is still uncertain and the risk for mistakes can be greater after a prolonged absence, it’s important workers and volunteers are protected.

Protecting Volunteers and Workers 

Start with

May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

7 Projects to Accomplish While Your Post is Closed

The past several weeks have been difficult for Post communities and the world at large. With recent CDC and government guidance, many Posts are closing temporarily.

While it is disappointing to have the Post closed, we can use this time to continue to prepare and improve. Encourage Post leadership to take turns working on things, so that when it reopens, your Post will

April 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Spring Cleaning Checklist for VFW Posts

The famous Punxsutawney Phil said an early spring is a certainty after seeing no shadow on Groundhog Day. Around the Post, you may have already noticed warmer weather and more activity. It’s the perfect time for some seasonal maintenance and spring cleaning before summer arrives.

Here’s a seasonal maintenance and spring cleaning checklist for Post facilities to get you started.

Spring Cleaning Checklist:

  • Clean
February 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

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 kit supplies can make all the difference while also helping to protect your Post from a

February 20th, 2020|Safety|

Parking Lot Accessibility and Improvements

Parking lots pose risks to cars, pedestrians and property as members, guests and volunteers can cause accidents and damage. Look at your Post’s parking lot  accessibility and structure to see if you make adjustments to prevent these accidents and make your Post a welcoming place for all.

Easy parking lot accessibility improvements

With a few minor changes, you can help reduce incidents in your

February 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Facility Theft Prevention Tips

Theft has the potential to impact every part of the operations at your Post, so it’s important to be aware of some of the key areas of risk. Follow these facility theft prevention tips to deter and prevent crime in these six areas at risk for theft at your facility.

Coin Theft

The money sitting in vending machines, bill changers and coin laundries is

January 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

Each year there are thousands of injuries involving holiday decorations. You can reduce the risk to your members, volunteers and guests this season by following these holiday decorating safety tips:

Live and Artificial Trees

  • Purchase a fresh tree to minimize the fire hazard and maximize long life.
  • Cut off the bottom 2 inches off the trunk base for better water absorption.
  • Water a
December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How Safety Signage Can Protect Your Members and Guests

A simple “wet floor” safety sign can mean the difference between a normal day at your Post and a trip to the emergency room. According to OSHA, there’s a link between safety signage and accident occurrence. Without a proper sign, it’s difficult for others to take safety precautions around the hazards. Proper safety signage warns about common hazards and protects your

September 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Developing a Risk Management Program at Your Post

A successful risk management program can protect your members from harm and your Post from associated costs. Because of the program’s importance, Post leadership should hold the responsibility of the risk management program planning.

When implementing a risk management program, consider the following fundamentals:

  • State the reasons for having the program. These objectives will determine the depth and scope of the program’s development.
August 12th, 2019|Safety|