Summer fireworks events are a lot of fun but can be dangerous. The potential for injury is high, and organizations like your Post can face liability if a member, guest or volunteer is injured, or if property is damaged. Before you decide to include fireworks at your next event, make sure you’re prepared to have a safe, properly permitted and insured event.
As the weather gets nicer, many Posts will plan outdoor events for members and guests. Everyone enjoys spending time outside, participating in a parade, having a picnic or just enjoying the great outdoors. But for event attendees to enjoy a safe outing, organizers need to spend some time thinking about what might go wrong.
Every event faces safety risks and outdoor events are
Unwanted pests are a common problem for facilities, where insects, rodents and other small animals seek easy access to food, water and shelter. With warmer weather returning, pests may become a problem at the Post.
These pests can be a problem for your Post in more ways than one. Some pests carry diseases which can cause illness to members,
If your Post hosts events where alcohol is served, you may face risks that other organizations don’t have to think about through dram shop laws. In some cases, you can be sued for the damages caused by an event attendee who’s had too much to drink.
To protect your Post, it’s important to know what liquor liability laws apply.
Insurance can be a confusing topic. Unlike other purchases you make for the Post, no instruction manual comes in the box. This can make it hard to know how to use your new insurance, when to make changes and what options you have at renewal.
Our customer service team loves hearing from our clients and answering your questions. Some of the most common
Every claim is unique, but some kinds of claims come up more often than others. That’s the case with many liquor liability claims, which tend to fall into 3 main categories. If your Post hosts events where alcohol is served, you face a higher risk for these liquor liability claims.
Here’s what your Post should know about the 3 common liquor liability claims
Working with vendors can be extremely beneficial to your Post. Specialized vendors that handle your Post’s food and beverage, alcohol, cleaning or technical needs can be a big help, boosting efficiency while saving on costs.
But working with vendors also presents some challenges. Partnering with a vendor can expose your Post to added risk, so it’s important to minimize the chance of potential
Things often get busy at the Post, making it easy to overlook when a member, volunteer or guest brings up a complaint. Mistakes and misunderstandings happen every day, even when your Post is led by passionate, hard-working people.
While we all would like to minimize our mistakes, how you handle these difficulties is often more important.
A complaint represents a risk to your organization.
Volunteers help contribute the skills, manpower and enthusiasm your organization needs to succeed without breaking the bank. But bringing new volunteers into your Post also presents risk, and that’s why all Posts need to screen volunteers.
We would all like the believe volunteers get involved in causes and organizations for the right reasons, but this isn’t always the case. Poor decision-making, dishonesty and
Every insurance claim is different, but some common fraternal claims come up more often than others. For Posts, general liability claims, property damage claims and liquor liability claims come up over and over. Your Post is at a higher risk from these common claims, which is why it’s important to make sure you’re fully covered and take the right steps to minimize