Category Archives: Risk Management

Trucking Safety – July 2016

In this month’s trucking newsletter, we examine the FMCSA’s response to a legal challenge brought against its ELD rule, a new rule requiring passengers in commercial trucks to wear seat belts and a new study that shows that collision avoidance systems reduce crashes. FMCSA Calls the Challenge to the ELD Rule “Meritless” In a response […]

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Agriculture Newsletter: July 2016

What is going on in the world of agriculture? July’s post examines heat safety, the rising strength of the U.S. dollar and the USDA’s investment into water conservation and energy efficiency.   Employee Heat Safety During the hot summer months, your employees may be subject to dangerous conditions when working outdoors. Here are some suggestions […]

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OSHA Increases Penalty Amounts

On July 1, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an interim final rule that increases the penalty amounts the agency may impose for employer violations of safety and health standards, effective Aug. 1, 2016. This Compliance Bulletin outlines the new penalty rates and provides general information about additional changes expected for future […]

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Social Engineering Fraud- The risk is real!

Social Engineering Fraud / Fake President Fraud The “fake president fraud” is a type of scam in which a criminal posing as a company executive convinces an employee to voluntarily transfer a large sum of money directly to the criminal’s account. It may be hard to imagine that any of your employees would authorize a […]

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Cyber Breach: How to Prepare

Cyber Breach is happening EVERYWHERE.  Is your business protected?  Hackers are targeting small businesses of 100 employees or less. Cyber Breach: Who is effected? In today’s world, companies store more sensitive, private information on their computers than ever before. Cyber Liability insurance coverage protects small businesses, but surprisingly not a large amount businesses have invested in this […]

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Rough Notes Agency of the YEAR 2015!

We are so excited to announce that Rough Notes has honored The Presidio Group as their agency of the year for 2015! The article in Rough Notes begins: “Our previous Rough Notes cover agents were impressed by The Presidio Group’s focus on the total cost of risk and rewarded that focus by naming the agency […]

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Cyber Risks & Liabilities | The Presidio Group

Cyber Risks & Liabilities Controversial Cyber Security Bill Passes Senate In October, the U.S. Senate passed a version of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), a bill that encourages companies to share information about cyber attacks and data breaches with the federal government. The bill includes the most sweeping cyber security regulations ever put forth […]

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