Risk Insights: Reduce Your Exposures During Work Events

Businesses host parties for a variety of reasons, including the holidays and organizational accomplishments. While these events are fun, team-building opportunities, they can create a number of risks for the hosting company. In fact, in the event that an employee is injured at the party or causes property damage, the employer is usually the one held responsible. This can lead to costly litigation and reputational harm that can affect a company for years.

To avoid major losses, it’s not only important for employers to secure the right insurance coverage for every individual risk, but to also have a thorough understanding of common holiday party exposures. Read the whole article now!

Risk Insights – Reduce Your Exposures During Work Events

OSHA Finalizes Crane Operator Requirements for Construction Industry

In a newly-issued guideline that has been in worked on for eight years, OSHA has revised the requirements for crane operator certification. This final rule is effective on December 10, 2018, except the amendments to 29 CFR 1926.1427(a) and (f), which go into effect on February 7, 2019. The previous requirements gave rise to industry concerns that is was open to too much interpretation, and the final rule is more clear.

For more on this important development, read more on the Jackson Lewis OSHA Law Blog:

Two West on Their Continued Pursuit of Fiduciary Excellence

At Two West, we have worked hard to earn a trusted reputation, therefore, we are honored to announce our certification with CEFEX, the Centre for Fiduciary Excellence, LLC.

CEFEX is an independent global assessment and certification organization. Its mission is to promote and verify excellence by assessing and certifying conformity to high professional standards of conduct.

Our CEFEX certification means we understand the importance of having a documented fiduciary process, therefore our clients can be confident that their fiduciary strategies are being prudently organized, formalized, implemented and monitored. Additionally, our firm is being annually monitored by an independent third party, which effectively helps our clients fulfill their fiduciary obligations.

We wanted to share this with you to demonstrate our commitment to comprehensive and continuous improvement within our organization. We believe that our CEFEX certification is yet another way to demonstrate we are acting in our client’s best interest. Additionally, we would like to especially thank our clients and trusted peers for their continued support.


Happy Thanksgiving!

As a reminder, Truss will be closed next week from Wednesday, Nov. 21 through Friday, Nov. 23. so associates can celebrate Thanksgiving with their families. We hope you all have a wonderful holiday as well!