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Nov 16

How the New OSHA 300 Electronic Reporting Rules Affect Your Business

Posted by McClone in the category McClone Community
cloe up of dart board with a lime green darr pinning a post it not that states "Work Injury" to the bullseye

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new electronic record keeping rule requires certain employers to electronically submit to OSHA the injury and illness information that they are already required to keep under existing regulations. Who does this rule affect? Companies with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep injury and illness records. Companies with 20 or more [read more…]

Nov 01

People of the Fox Valley Name McClone Best Insurance Agency

Posted by McClone in the category McClone Community

McClone has been recognized as “Best Insurance Agency” in the Post-Crescent Media’s 2016 Best of the Valley Reader’s Choice Award. Each year, the Best of the Valley Reader’s Choice Awards program allows voters to choose favorites and celebrate the people and places that make the Fox Valley a great place to live and work. “At McClone, we are proud to [read more…]

Oct 28

Halloween Safety Tips for a Ghoulishly Good Time

Posted by McClone in the category Personal Risk
Five Happy Children Holding Candies in Halloween Costumes of Witches, Pumpkin and Devil at the Blue Sky

The magic of Halloween is in the air. From trick-or-treating to classroom parties and trips to neighborhood haunted houses, everyone is ready for the fun. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. To ensure a safe holiday follow these ghoulishly good best practices. Trick-or-Treating A parent or responsible adult should always accompany [read more…]

Apr 27

It’s About Survivability

Posted by McClone in the categories Business Risk, McClone Community
Office Hallway

By: Steve Uslabar, Strategic Risk Advisor Most organizations have emergency plans in place to deal with the threat of fire and tornados and today many are establishing action plans in the event a workplace shooting were to happen. Nobody knows what will trigger a violent workplace event, and there is no one reason why this act of violence would occur. [read more…]

Mar 18
Oct 19

Is Workers Compensation the same in every state?

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk
Claim form for an injury at work

Author: Chris Wilson, Senior Account Executive – McClone As you may know, certain states require you to purchase workers compensation insurance through their state pool. Likewise, benefits payable to injured employees vary by state. Here are some interesting facts that I came across which show how the rules and regulations for workers compensation vary by state. (*Note: These facts were [read more…]

Oct 08
Sep 30

Attending Football Games with Kids: 5 Helpful Tips

Posted by McClone in the category Personal Risk
Crowd cheering the Greenbay Packers as they drive from the 30 yard line

Attending your first football game is a rite of passage for many children. For parents, navigating the chaotic setting of a football game with little ones can be a challenge. By learning some tips on how to attend football games with kids, adults and children can get the most out of their game day experience. 1. Help Kids Cope with [read more…]

Sep 24

Risk Management 101

Posted by McClone in the category Business Risk

Author: Zach Kaiser, Strategic Risk Advisor – McClone The unfortunate truth among small-to-medium sized business owners is that we, as insurance agents, have traditionally preached that insurance products are the only way to mitigate risk within your organization. In this post I will discuss why reducing your organization’s risk goes much further than simply purchasing generic insurance products. It has [read more…]

Sep 23

McClone Named Agency of the Month

Posted by McClone in the category Press Releases
Banner over trophy promoting agency of the month

We’re excited to share that Acuity Insurance featured our team as the Agency of the Month in the August edition of their !nFocus newsletter! The article discusses our recent designation as the 2015 Large-Category Business of the Year via the Fox Valley Chamber, our rich company history as well as the growth and development of our business. The article also features exclusive [read more…]