|Marc Baker and Wolter vanDoorninck, owners of EPB&B|
Elliott, Powell, Baden & Baker has been covering businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest for over 60 years. We have a diverse team of insurance professionals. With both specialists and generalists on our staff, we have the ability to insure any type or size of business risk.
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In business since 1960, we have grown to be one of the largest independently owned agencies in the Pacific Northwest. Our growth has been largely due to the right mix of leadership, support and education. We believe in educating our producers and support staff on a continuous basis in order to keep pace with the ever changing industry of insurance and finance. To that end, we have provided in house continuing education for licensed staff and we also support the pursuit of designations such as CIC and CISR.
We also believe that it is important to provide our employees with superior benefits including medical, dental, long term disability and life. We also offer a 401k package as well as excellent vacation benefits for qualifying employees.
No business ever knows when Oregon OSHA is coming to do an inspection. That’s because it’s against the law to give prior notice. Even though employers don’t know that the inspection is coming, there are a few things they can do to make the inspection process go smoother.
All Oregon OSHA compliance officers carry ID and will present it, along with a business card, when they begin an inspection. The compliance officer will collect basic information about the company, which may include how many workers are at the location and details about the type of work done. Next, the compliance officer will conduct a walk-through of the facility and look for hazards that could cause an injury or accident.
In cases of extreme danger, a work site or piece of equipment can be “red tagged”, which prohibits the employer from continuing to work with the equipment or at the location. But most commonly, a compliance offer will ask an employer to correct a hazard on the spot or set an abatement date. Serious violations carry a penalty of $300 and correcting the violation before the end of the visit can reduce the penalty by 30%.
On Saturday, May 1, 2010, Cascade AIDS Project hosts its 21st Annual Art Evening & Auction, the largest contemporary art auction of its kind in Portland, at the historic Bison Building in NE Portland. Created by the local arts community in 1989 to support CAP's mission, this iconic event continues to bring artists, galleries, high profile individuals, community leaders and companies together with the goal of raising much-needed funds.
For more information about the auction, to make a reservation, or to view live auction or honorable mention artworks, go to www.CAPArtAuction.org.
SAIF Corporation's board of directors declared a $100 million dividend for approximately 44,000 current and former Oregon customers. Customers with policies that ended in 2009 are eligible for the divident. Individual dividend information will be available to employers through SAIF's website beginning December 1, 2010.
Checks will be mailed to eligible SAIF policyholders during December. Dividend amounts will range from 23.75 percent to 28.13 percent of annual premium. More information available at SAIF.com.