Category: Fire Insights & Impacts

Flood of warning signals all around
25 March 2021 | Feature Article

Flood of warning signals all around

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Risk management can no longer be a once-a-year assessment for companies, with the COVID-19 pandemic driving rapid changes to business models, sourcing and distribution and so to the risk environment.
The effect of COVID-19 on the property insurance market
15 January 2021 | Feature Article

The effect of COVID-19 on the property insurance market

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To understand what has been happening in the commercial property insurance market and where it is going, a simple model that looks at the underlying drivers of market conditions can provide some explanation.
Engineering against climate risk
16 December 2020 | Feature Article

Engineering against climate risk

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Australia is vulnerable to an increase in extreme weather events thanks to the effects of climate change, but many businesses are unprepared for an increase in fires or floods.
Mine fires still a burning issue
10 December 2020 | Feature Article

Mine fires still a burning issue

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Despite a focus on the issue in recent years, the number of mobile plant-related fires on mine sites remains unacceptably high. Michael Beaumont outlines the severity of this issue, as well as the actionable steps that you can take to reduce risk and improve your fire resilience.
Your top reads of 2020
09 December 2020 | Feature Article

Your top reads of 2020

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Did you catch all our top articles in a year like no other?
Balancing robotic risks and rewards in manufacturing
04 December 2020 | Feature Article

Balancing robotic risks and rewards in manufacturing

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At FM Global, we’ve seen an increase in policyholders looking to integrate automation into their production lines. But with all new opportunities, come new risks – as we dive headfirst into a manufacturing future, companies should take pause to reflect on how their risk profiles may change.
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