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How to Avoid Distracted Driving Accidents

How to Avoid Distracted Driving Accidents

It’s back to school time and that means more traffic on the road—including inexperienced teenage drivers. If you haven’t already reviewed the rules of safe driving—and reviewed them with your teens who will be behind the wheel this school year, Roper Insurance would like to share a few reminders with you and your teens to help keep you safe on the road this year.   Distracted Driving is the Number One Cause of Auto Accidents Every day, more than 1,160 people are injured in crashes involving a distracted driver, according... Read More

How to Effectively Manage Stress at Work — Infographic

How to Effectively Manage Stress at Work

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that 25 percent of workers feel that their jobs are the number one stressor in their lives. They also found that stress at work is more highly correlated with health issues than family and financial problems. When overwhelming challenges at work turn enjoyment and satisfaction into exhaustion and frustration, it can lead to illness, injury and job failure.   Causes of Stress Though every individual reacts to situations differently, there are several instances that can trigger undue stress at work:... Read More

Important Safety Tips to Make the Most of Summer Fun–Infographic

Important Safety Tips to Make the Most of Summer Fun

Summer is here and that means summer sun and summer fun. You don’t want to miss a minute of summer fun so follow these important safety tips to enjoy your summer instead of spending it at the ER.   Burgers, Hot Dogs and Salmonella? Summer is the season of backyard barbecues and spending time outside with family and friends. Independence Day is just around the corner and most of us will find ourselves flipping burgers behind the grill or bringing a container of grandma’s famous potato salad to the party.... Read More

Travel Safety: How to Avoid Being a Target When Traveling Abroad

How to Avoid Being a Target When Traveling

The summer travel season is here, and many are fortunate enough to have great adventures planned. Traveling can be stressful, and there are plenty of things to think about before leaving for a long trip, especially if it’s overseas. Amid the packing and the goodbyes, don’t forget to think about travel safety and how you can avoid becoming a target when traveling abroad. Whether your trip is short- or long-term, international or within the United States, follow these guidelines to ensure your time in an unfamiliar place is memorable, productive,... Read More

Get Up, Get Active, and Get Healthy

Get Up, Get Active, and Get Healthy

Are you spending your days tied to a desk and then going from desk to car to home? New research shows that sitting for prolonged periods is not good for your health. Most people spend too much time sitting and not enough time engaged in physical activity.   Regular physical activity is vital to good health, and especially important in maintaining or losing weight. Most Americans are well aware of this, yet many remain sedentary. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an astounding 70 percent of... Read More

How to Avoid Accidents on Ice and Snow

How to Avoid Accidents on Ice and Snow

Winter is in full swing, and for most of us that means ice and snow. While we prefer to focus on winter fun, winter is also a season of additional hazards not faced at other times of the year. The same ice and snow that makes skiing, snowboarding and ice skating possible, creates hazardous driving and walking conditions that can lead to slips, falls and dangerous travel. To keep winter fun and avoid serious injury, you need to know how to avoid accidents on ice and snow. What can you... Read More

Happy Holidays from Roper Insurance

The holiday season is a wonderful time for us to remember the friends, customers and associates who help our business and make our jobs a pleasure all year long. Our business would not be possible without your continued support. So we’d like to take this moment to say thank you and send our best wishes to you, your staffs and your families. May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. We look forward to working with you in the coming year and... Read More

How to Reduce Stress and Enjoy the Holidays More at Work

How to Reduce Stress and Enjoy the Holidays More at Work

The winter holidays are a fun time of year for most of us. They also can be a stressful time of year between family obligations, financial stresses and work obligations. If you let it, the holiday season can become something to be dreaded instead of celebrated. This is the busiest time of year for many businesses, like Roper Insurance, which results in a necessity of additional shifts and overtime at many companies. For working parents, there are also a whole lot of school and other events they need to attend... Read More

How to Stop Identity Thieves from Spoiling Your Holiday

How to Stop Identity Thieves from Spoiling Your Holiday

Are you an online shopper? Did you know that online Cyber Monday sales generated more revenue than in-store Black Friday sales this year? Chances are, you’ve contributed to those numbers—or will at some point this holiday season. But one of the biggest hazards of online shopping is identity theft and credit card fraud. Here are some simple things you can do to stop identity thieves and avoid falling victim to an online data breach or scammer while you’re taking care of your holiday shopping.   Shop Only at Reputable Websites... Read More

4 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Job

4 Reasons to be Thankful for Your Job

November is the month of Thanksgiving, and many people use it as a month to express gratitude and count their blessings. Often in counting blessings, though, we forget to be thankful for our jobs. We focus on family, friends, experiences and even possessions. But have you remembered lately to be thankful for your job? Our jobs—and our professional relationships–are a major part of our lives. Some of it has been good, and some of it—not so much. But if there’s not at least a little to be thankful for in... Read More