CHICAGO, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ is kicking off spring with its PrepWise Hail & Flood campaign to help its customers prepare their businesses for potential property exposures that arise during months when flooding is more common.
"According to the National Weather Service, each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other severe weather-related hazard," said Bill Boyd, Senior Vice President, Risk Control, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½. "That's why preparing for such incidents can help safeguard physical assets, as well as reduce the probability of a serious interruption to business operations."
With proper preparation, businesses can mitigate their flood risks from spring showers, swelling rivers and any melting snow. Flooding is commonly defined as the rise and overflow of a body of water that covers the land not usually under water.Â
To help its customers, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Risk Control has identified these five simple tips for flood prevention: Â
For more information about PrepWise, please contact Brandon Davis at 312-822-5167. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ will also provide a series of actionable tips on its social media channels. Additional information and emergency preparedness resources can be found at .
PrepWise is the company's preparedness campaign designed to help customers think ahead and prepare their business for critical exposures all year round. PrepWise is divided into six themes: Winter Prep, Hail & Flood, Hurricane, Heat & Wildfire, Cyber Security and National Preparedness.
About ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property andÂ casualtyÂ company. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine, and other property and casualty coverages. ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½'s services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ at . "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½" is a service mark registered by ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½ Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "ÃÛÌÒ´«Ã½" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.
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CONTACT: Brandon Davis, 312-822-5167 / 312-834-6091Sarah Pang, 312-822-6394 / 312-607-5544