Get Informed. Get Prepared. Get PrepWise.

CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ҵý is kicking off 2016 with its new PrepWise preparedness campaign, designed to help customers think ahead and prepare their businesses for critical exposures all year round. PrepWise is divided into six themes: Winter Prep, Hail & Flood, Hurricane, Heat & Wildfire, Cyber Security and National Preparedness.

"Experience is the best teacher, and PrepWise allows Ҵý to continue to help our customers utilize our Risk Control expertise through a series of educational resources and actionable tips," said Bill Boyd, senior vice president, Risk Control, Ҵý. "The coldest months of the year are just ahead of us, and we want our customers to be prepared – from frozen pipes to slips, trips and falls. Businesses that stay ahead of the winter weather also get ahead of the risk exposures, greatly reducing their chances of experiencing a business interruption."

Ҵý Risk Control has identified four key resource guides for businesses throughout the upcoming winter:

For more information about PrepWise, please contact Brandon Davis at 312-822-5167. Ҵý will also be providing a series of tips on its social media channels. Additional information and emergency preparedness resources can be found at .

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Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, Ҵý is the country's eighth largest commercial insurance writer and the 14th largest property and casualty company. Ҵý's insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine, and other property and casualty coverages. Ҵý's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit Ҵý at . "Ҵý" is a service mark registered by Ҵý Financial Corporation with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Certain Ҵý Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "Ҵý" service mark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities.

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Brandon Davis, 312-822-5167 / 312-834-6091
Sarah Pang, 312-822-6394 / 312-607-5544