First, notify other employees of potential exposure, if any, in the workplace. You should tell them that someone was diagnosed with the illness, but you should not identify which employee is sick, even if employees ask so they can gauge their own risk. Medical information, such as a diagnosis, must be kept confidential. It’s okay…

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There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food. But, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. They can be very hot, causing burn injuries. Follow these simple tips and you will be on the way to safe grilling. Safety Tips: Propane…

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We in the PIA family have had a few months to come to terms with the loss of a great leader.  “Mr. PIA,” Ron Von Haden passed away on March 5th, 2020. In a fitting tribute to Ron, the 1752 Club of Wisconsin has named him PIA of Wisconsin’s Agent of the Year for 2020. …

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The PIAW and The 1752 Club Thank Joe Cordova Featured Veteran in the Industry:  Joe Cordova, Cordova Insurance – Merrill, WI What does it mean to be a veteran? More specifically a combat veteran. Most hear the word veteran and you likely will think of the friendly yet crusty old guy that sells poppies once…

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Driver-Assistance and Fleet-Tracking Technology Can Potentially Lower Premiums and Save Lives. What if technology could help drivers and fleet managers see beyond just the road ahead? A new suite of smart devices is doing just that by helping drivers stay safe and allowing fleet managers access to real-time analytics. The result is fewer accidents and…

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Dear PIA of Wisconsin Members, You have likely seen the news that the Wisconsin Supreme Court has ruled against the extension of the state shutdown order by the state Health Department.  This means that businesses in much of the state may reopen.  However, some cities and counties have local health orders in place, similar to…

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