Aug
03
2017

Ship builders and repairers are no strangers to toxic chemicals and practices that pollute the environment. While it’s not feasible to eliminate all of these environmental liabilities, extreme precautions and awareness can minimize the [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Ship Repairers

Tagged: environmental liabilities marina environmental liabilities ship repairer insurance ship repairers ship repairers environmental liabilities

Jul
31
2017

Boating Dangers > Propeller Injuries In this series of posts, we have covered the three most common dangerous boating conditions. We already explored electric shock drowning and carbon monoxide poisoning. In this final installment, [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: avoiding propeller injuries propeller injuries propeller injury prevention propeller safety Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Jul
24
2017

Boating Dangers > Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In our last two posts, we covered some common dangerous boating conditions that might fly under the radar, including electric shock drowning. Another common issue is carbon monoxide, [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: boating conditions carbon monoxide carbon monoxide poison prevention carbon monoxide prevention dangerous boating conditions Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Jul
04
2017

Boating Dangers > Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) In our last blog, we explored the common dangers that are lurking in marinas that most people probably don’t consider. A day of fun in the sun [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: ABYC ABYC electrician Electric Shock Drowning ESD preventing electric shock drowning preventing ESD Recreational Marine Insurance Program safety in marinas

Jun
21
2017

The summer months are ideal for cruising local waterways and spending time with loved ones. While your clients might be excited to start their summer ventures, do they know about these uncommon yet avoidable [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Recreational Marine Insurance

Tagged: carbon monoxide danger on boats dangerous boating conditions marina dangers propeller danger Recreational Marine Insurance Recreational Marine Insurance Program

Jun
15
2017

From skin abrasions to inhaling dangerous vapors, there is no shortage of risks that boat builders face. We’re going to explore how to avoid injury from epoxy resins, flammable chemicals, and more. Share the following [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Boat Builders

Tagged: avoiding harsh chemicals boat builder exposures Boat Builder Insurance Boat Builder Insurance Policy Boat Builder Risks boat builders preventing boat builder injury

Jun
08
2017

From using hazardous chemicals to severe physical exertion, there is no shortage of risks boat builders face, which is why a Boat Builder Insurance Policy is a necessity. In this article, we’re going to take [...]

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Posted by Merrimac Marine in: blog Boat Builders

Tagged: avoiding boat builder chemical hazards boat builder exposures Boat Builder Insurance Boat Builder Insurance Policy boat builder liability Boat Builder Risks boat builders hazardous materials