ReStore Maintenance and Safety Improvements

Maintaining property and prioritizing safety improvements is a good business practice and also keeps your employees, volunteers and customers safe and comfortable in the ReStore. To stay on top of ReStore maintenance, implement routine self-inspections to catch hazards before a true safety issue arises. Gather a group of employees and/or volunteers of different ages and abilities to examine your ReStore property for hazards ranging from [...]

By |2024-04-09T17:08:04+00:00March 19, 2024|ReStores|0 Comments

The Increased Popularity of Solar Energy

Renewable energy has increased in popularity, particularly solar energy. Once a small subset of renewable energy, solar energy surpassed wind energy for the first time in history in 2022. Solar energy’s installed power capacity is on track to surpass coal energy by 2027. The United States Government is supporting this growth. The U.S. Department of Energy offers funding opportunities for solar system integration, technology to [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:17+00:00January 29, 2024|Insurance tips, Risk management|0 Comments

Renewing Your Affiliate’s Insurance with Lockton Affinity’s Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Insurance Program

As a Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Insurance Program policyholder, you must renew your affiliate’s coverage each year. Because the renewal process is complex, this process begins in November and ends in April. Read on for what to expect during your affiliate’s renewal period. The Habitat for Humanity Affiliate Insurance Program Renewal Process: Renewal Application This portion of the renewal process begins in November, with renewal [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:17+00:00December 5, 2023|Insurance Management, Insurance tips|0 Comments

Prepare Your Affiliate as Hurricane Season Arrives

Hurricane season is typically from June 1 through November 30—six full months of heightened weather risks. If your affiliate is located in a coastal region, it’s not too late to prepare your affiliate. Tips to Prepare Your Affiliate as Hurricane Season Arrives Protect your affiliate’s vehicles Affiliate vehicles are valuable assets and provide an essential means of transportation. If an organization is located in a [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:17+00:00September 7, 2023|ReStores, Risk management|0 Comments

Staying Safe Online: Protecting Your Employees and Volunteers from Cyber Risks

Any person operating in today’s digitally connected world faces several cyber liability risks, including your employees and volunteers. It is important for all internet users to take safety into their own hands by understanding cyber risks and how to protect against them. Share these tips with your employees and volunteers to help keep them safe online.   Common cyber risks your employees and volunteers may face  While [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:17+00:00July 11, 2023|Safety|0 Comments

ReStore Inventory

Habitat for Humanity ReStore affiliates manage extensive amounts of inventory, and with inventory comes the risk for inventory damage or injury. It is critical to review your property schedule and understand the coverage you have prior to a claim occurring.   Protecting ReStore Inventory To avoid inventory loss or claims at your affiliate, we recommend the following best practices: Avoid storing inventory outside—Avoid storing inventory [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:17+00:00May 18, 2023|ReStores|0 Comments

Manage Affiliate Contractor Risks with this Helpful Checklist

Working with contractors can be extremely beneficial for affiliates. But it can also be a lot to manage, especially when selecting a trustworthy contractor, preparing for a project and staying on top of contracts and documentation. To help affiliates manage their contract partnerships, our carrier partner Chubb created an extensive contractor management checklist.   Manage Affiliate Contractor Risks: Contractor Selection Everything begins by selecting the [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:18+00:00March 20, 2023|Insurance Management, Safety Managers|0 Comments

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, which could become a general liability claim. Employees and volunteers are at the heart of your affiliate, so it’s [...]

By |2024-03-20T21:14:18+00:00January 27, 2023|Insurance Management|0 Comments
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