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CNA HealthPro Publication Focuses on Winter Slip and Fall Prevention


CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As one of the nation’s leading providers of professional liability insurance for healthcare providers and organizations, CNA HealthPro understands the importance of patient/resident safety and risk management in the evolving world of healthcare. CNA HealthPro researches and analyzes healthcare liability trends to create resources to help its clients manage a variety of healthcare risks.

The most recent published resource is designed to help aging services providers prevent or minimize the liability consequences of slips and falls which escalate during the winter months. As described below, this publication – including numerous client bulletins and risk management tools that highlight emerging issues and trends in the healthcare industry – may be accessed at under “Client Materials,” click “Healthcare.”

AlertBulletin®,"Winter Slip and Fall Prevention: Helping Residents Stay Safe and Upright, Despite Ice and Snow,” examines some of the legal concepts underlying winter slip and fall liability. It also presents a range of preventive and educational measures designed to protect residents from ice and snow hazards, minimize organizational exposure, and increase legal defensibility in the event of a general or professional liability claim.

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.

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