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Tips to keep your auto service business safer

From an insurance perspective, automotive mechanical repair shops have a variety exposures. The first is to the property. The second is liability, most notably injuries your customers could sustain while at your business. The third is workers’ compensation or injuries to your employees. And finally, there are exposures caused by products. 

West Bend Mutual Insurance Company shares these suggestions for protecting your property, customers, and employees.

While taking these precautions will go a long way toward protecting your business, it’s also important to make sure your business is properly insured. Click here or talk to a West Bend independent insurance agent to learn more about how West Bend could protect your valuable auto services business.

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Baby, it's cold outside!

There’s a chill in the air. In many places, snow covers the ground and windows of cars left outside overnight are covered with frost. Children and adults alike bundle up before heading outdoors. Yes, it’s winter!

While the cold outside is unavoidable, fireplaces provide a great source of warmth and comfort inside. Whether you have a wood-burning, gas, or electric fireplace, it’s important to properly maintain your fireplace and to take precautions to protect you, your family, and your home.

To learn more about how to keep you and your family safe and warm this winter, check out these fireplace safety tips from healthychildren.org and these fireplace maintenance and safety guidelines from hgtv.com.

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Bathroom Safety 

January is National Bath Safety Month. This observance spotlights an often-overlooked risk in everyone’s home. Bathroom slip-and-falls and other accidents are more common than many people realize. Two groups of people who are especially susceptible to bathroom injuries, or even accidental drownings, are young children and senior citizens.

Luckily, it only takes a few simple precautions to reduce the risks to these vulnerable groups.

Baby Center offers these tips for safe bathing of babies and toddlers.

LifeFone Medical Alert Services shares these tips for making the bathroom safer. While these tips are geared towards senior citizens, they're great suggestions for everyone to consider.

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