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  • Cyber Insurance… Don’t Be Next!

    By Simon Fenn
    In May 9, 2017
    You DON’T want to land on the front page of the newspaper because you’ve been hacked!     Does your company have a website?  Do you have a presence on Twitter, LinkedIN, and Facebook?  If so, you may be susceptible to a cyber-attack.     Consider that almost half...
  • The Importance of Insurer Financial Strength and Size

    By Simon Fenn
    In March 18, 2016
    In 2000 Reliance Insurance Company was the insurer behind the CRCA Insurance programme.  In June 2000 Reliance Insurance Company stopped writing insurance business and in October 2001 went into liquidation.  The Insurance Journal headlines read: Reliance Insurance Company 1817 – 2001 R.I.P. Such has been the demise of many...
  • The Risky World of a Roofing Contractor

    By Simon Fenn
    In March 3, 2016
    A summary of a speech delivered by Simon Fenn at the CRCA 2015 AGM This article reviews historical issues affecting the roofing industry; roofing liability claims; insurable and uninsurable risk in roofing specifically and introduces an explanation of the risk management process, on the opinion that the ICI roofing...
  • The arrival of Drones in Canadian ICI Roofing

    By Simon Fenn
    In February 4, 2016
    We all refer to them as drones so we can depend on the authorities to give them different names just to confuse us all.  Transport Canada has named them Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) which at least is consistent with other international bodies.  (In this paper for context I’ll flip...
  • IHSA Training Provider Agreement

    By Simon Fenn
    In December 8, 2014
    The Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA) has three courses available to become IHSA Training Providers, these are: School Bus Driver Improvement Course Defensive Driving Working from Height IHSA Training Provider Details and Agreement   Details of how to apply for Trainer training are here: www.ihsa.ca/training_provider/index.cfm One pre-requisite of the...
  • The Shipper, The Warehouseman, The Subcontracted Shipper and The Receiver

    By Simon Fenn
    In June 10, 2012
    Outsourcing has been practices for generations. It is essential that any company planning on outsourcing some or all of its operations or services selects its subcontractors carefully. In outsourced warehousing/ shipping and subcontracted manufacturing, correct selection of these services can keep you out of Outsourcing Hell!  This posting provides...