Spring Cleaning Tips for Better Safety

It’s hard to believe, but spring is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to consider seasonal maintenance and spring cleaning before hotter weather arrives.

Being proactive and keeping your Post  facilities in good condition is smart. It not only benefits the longevity of your Post property, it also improves safety for employees, members and visitors to the Post.

Here’s a list of

February 8th, 2022|Uncategorized, VFW safety|

Snow Shoveling Safety Tips

Like everyone, many Posts spend the winter digging out from snow storms. Shoveling snow can provide an opportunity for exercise, help out less-able community members, and build camaraderie among the members. All the same, snow removal can also be risky for members, volunteers and your organization.

Shoveling snow yourself can pose health risks and hiring snow removers comes with added risks to your

January 4th, 2022|Uncategorized, VFW safety|

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

With the holiday season in full swing, many Posts are ready to decorate. Help make sure your holidays are jolly and bright by remembering these holiday decorating safety tips. Whether your Post decorates a small Charlie Brown tree or goes full Chevy Chase, keep your Post’s property and members safe with these tips:

Indoor Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

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December 6th, 2021|Uncategorized, VFW safety|

The Step-by-Step Process of Purchasing Insurance from Lockton Affinity

One of the things that can make shopping for insurance for your Post so hard is not knowing what to expect. You hope that whatever company you choose will be easy to work with and offer the tailored coverage that you need, but it’s not always guaranteed.

At Lockton Affinity, we aim to provide you with best-in-class service for insurance solutions that meet

November 11th, 2021|Uncategorized, VFW insurance information|

What to Know About Workers’ Compensation and Volunteer Accident Insurance

Even with the best training and safety precautions, it’s still a possibility that one day one of your workers or volunteers could be hurt in an accident. Even a minor injury could result in a major medical bill, that in turn could lead to a lawsuit for your Post. Employees and volunteers are at the heart of your Post, so it’s important

October 6th, 2021|Risk management, Uncategorized|

A Brief History of Insurance

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket” is a very old saying and, in many ways, it’s still the basis for the modern insurance that helps protect your Post. Insurance began with people seeking to control the dangers they faced by spreading out the risk among larger groups of people and making agreements to help one another in the case of

September 9th, 2021|Insurance information, Uncategorized|

All-Weather Grill Safety for Posts

Outdoor grilling is one of the most enjoyable and relaxing parts of summer but getting everyone together for a cookout at the Post is great anytime the weather’s nice. In milder climates, you can safely cook outdoors well into fall or even all year long. If the weather does turn cold, you’ll want to make sure your grill is safely stored so

July 27th, 2021|Uncategorized, VFW safety|

7 Must-Do Summer Events for Your Post

Summer is just a short few months for Posts to hold events outdoors when the weather is nice and families and kids are looking for something fun to do.

Options are nearly endless, but a few fun ideas are so popular that many organizations consider them a must-do. These are the events your members and guests are guaranteed to love. If you’re still

July 9th, 2021|Uncategorized|

A Guide to Safely Opening Your Organization

Everyone is ready to get back to normal, and many places already have resumed regular activities. But with the downtime and changes that have happened over the past year, some organizations need to review and update their procedures. If your Post is one of them, these action items may help you take care of the safety of members, guests and volunteers.

This guide

June 16th, 2021|Uncategorized, VFW safety|

Fireworks Safety and Liability

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.

What

May 21st, 2021|Uncategorized, VFW safety|