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May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeacon Professional Insurance (OBPI), a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group (NYSE:OB), today announced that
Timothy McCarty, Director of Risk Control Services, will speak at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Professional Development Conference on
June 4, in
McCarty's session, entitled, "Slip Sliding Away: Tribometers, Slip Testing and the Standards," will discuss various methods and tactics to help prevent claims related to slips and falls, including walkway auditing and the use of friction measuring devices such as tribometers. The session, which will be held on
June 4, from
4:30-5:30 p.m. MDT, will also touch on established safety standards and address the most up to date information on standards development. This year will be McCarty's sixth time presenting at the national Professional Development Conference.
About OneBeacon Professional Insurance: OneBeacon Professional Insurance is a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group that specializes in professional liability solutions for targeted industries including hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical facilities, physician groups, media organizations, lawyers, real estate professionals, design professionals, financial services and technology providers. Additionally, OneBeacon Professional Insurance provides employment practices liability insurance, management liability and tailored products for complex organizations including health care provider excess insurance and HMO reinsurance. General liability, property and workers compensation coverages are also available for financial institutions.
About OneBeacon: OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. is a
Bermuda-domiciled holding company that is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "OB." OneBeacon's underwriting companies offer a range of specialty insurance products sold through independent agencies, regional and national brokers, wholesalers and managing general agencies. Each business is managed by an experienced team of specialty insurance professionals focused on a specific customer group or industry segment. OneBeacon's solutions target professional liability; ocean and inland marine; collector cars and boats; energy; entertainment, sports and leisure; excess property; environmental; group accident; programs; public entities; technology; and tuition refund. For further information about our products and services visit:
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