June Is National Safety Month - Week 1: Emergency Preparedness

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11. Safety Makes for an Enjoyable Hayride

Every fall, thousands of churches across the nation sponsor hayrides. Unfortunately, these events sometimes lead to serious injuries, even deaths. By following these suggestions, you can minimize the risks involved in sponsoring hayrides and make your hayride a safe and enjoyable experience.

Tags: coverage, protect, directors and officers, liability, damages, liability, outdoor activities, protect, risk, safety
12. New Overtime Ruling Takes Effect in December

Last May, the United States Department of Labor announced a new standard for determining who qualifies as an exempt employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new ruling says that if an employee earns less than $47,476 per year ($913 per week), then in most cases the employee needs to be classified as non-exempt. This change will take effect December 1, 2016.

Tags: coverage, protect, directors and officers, liability, damages, church payroll, church staff, paying employees, Fair Labor Standards Act
13. Ministries Can Take Steps to Protect their Beliefs

Issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) laws have received a great deal of media and government attention since the 2015 Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage. As a result, many ministry leaders have questions about what the law requires and how they can accommodate LGBTQ* individuals without compromising their religious beliefs.

Tags: cyber security, digital, protect, risk, liability, insurance, protect, religious freedom
14. Take the Confusion out of Borrowing or Leasing Vehicles

From time to time, your church or ministry may need to borrow or lease a vehicle for a special event. Before using a vehicle that you don’t own, you need to consider a number of factors.

Tags: liability, auto insurance
15. Knowing the Terms Can Help You Understand Your Auto Policy

Understanding your commercial auto insurance policy can sometimes seem as complicated as navigating rush-hour traffic in a crowded church bus. It doesn’t have to be intimating, if you know some of the common components and terms that every insurance policy includes.

Tags: liability, auto insurance
16. Reduce the Likelihood of Sexual Misconduct in a Counseling Setting

As a ministry leader, you should understand the legal risks associated with pastoral counseling, and how you can protect your organization and staff against allegations of sexual misconduct.

Tags: protect, liability, risk, pastoral counseling
17. Improper Texts: Guard Against the Harm They Cause

Because cell phone use and texting are preferred methods of communication among young people today, they need to understand the hurt that they can cause themselves and others by sending or receiving inappropriate messages.

Tags: liability, protect, risk, safety, youth
18. If You Build It, Risks Will Come

Any renovation, construction, or addition project at your church introduces new liability risks. Before engaging in any project, determine whether your ministry, a contractor, or some other party is taking responsibility for these risks, secure documented evidence of this arrangement, and make certain that all insurance policies involved provide adequate coverage.

Tags: coverage, liability, risk, building, insurance
19. Take Precautions to Prevent Child Abuse

Keeping children safe at your church or ministry should be a top priority, not just an afterthought. Use these guidelines to improve the safety of your nursery and/or youth ministry programs.

Tags: protect, liability, risk, safety, youth
20. Is Pikachu Hiding Under a Pew Near You?

Have you checked under your seat in church lately? There may be more hidden in the shadows than communion wafer crumbs. If you’re among the 30 million players of Pokémon Go, Pikachu may join you in church.

Tags: protect, liability, outdoor activities, property, risk, safety

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