Category: Business Interruption Exposures
Nov
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A common misconception is that property losses due to winter weather only occur in regions where harsh winters are the standard. Actually, areas that don’t usually have severe weather suffer larger and more costly losses,…

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Mar
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You might wonder why fire protection is important in a building that is under construction – especially if the building will have noncombustible and/or fire rated construction. An estimated 4,800 fires occur annually on construction…

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Aug
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Fire Suppression System Impairments Industrial fire suppression systems include automatic sprinklers, gaseous systems as well as foam systems that might be used in aircraft hangars or to protect certain flammable liquid operations. Associated with the…

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Nov
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Fire pumps and fire booster pumps are critical pieces of equipment when it comes to providing an adequate fire protection water supply for many industrial and commercial properties. Fire pumps are needed at sites where…

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Aug
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Heavy Duty Mobile Equipment (HDME) is widely used in mining, lumbering, road building and plant construction. Most HDME has high-pressure hydraulic systems. Smaller equipment, such as logging vehicles, front-end loaders and haulage trucks, are usually…

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Oct
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When most companies think of a disaster recovery program, the first issue that comes to mind is EDP operations. Do we have backup data or hot sites available? Is replacement equipment readily available? However, there…

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Nov
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In a recent issue of the Record, which is a quarterly publication of FM Global, the system of Exposure Driven Engineering was reviewed. Basically, Exposure Driven Engineering is a concept, which consists of conducting intermediate…

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