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The Risk of Suicide at the Range

As a firearm business, you’re focused on the day-to-day details of running a successful business. For a club, the focus is similarly on smooth operations. But what happens if someone decides to commit suicide at the range or in your store?

September is known as National Suicide Prevention Month, a time when awareness, causes and prevention of suicide are discussed around the country.


September 19th, 2022|Safety, Uncategorized|

Who Is Gun Insurance for and Who Can Buy It?

It surprises many people to learn that gun insurance isn’t just for firearm businesses or law enforcement professionals. In fact, almost anyone who handles firearms personally or professionally can buy gun insurance suited to their own unique needs.

Even so, the particulars of any type of unusual or specialty insurance coverage is often confusing, and gun insurance is no exception. There are actually

August 10th, 2022|Outdoor Insurance, Uncategorized|

Answers to Common Outdoor Insurance FAQs

Insurance can be confusing, especially when it’s a special type of coverage like the outdoor insurance products offered by Lockton Affinity Outdoor. Unlike common coverages like car insurance or homeowners insurance, your first time hearing about outdoor insurance may be the day you consider purchasing it for better peace of mind.

Questions are normal when the insurance you are considering is new to

July 26th, 2022|Outdoor Insurance, Uncategorized|

How to Request a Certificate of Insurance from Lockton Affinity Outdoor

Purchasing your insurance from Lockton Affinity Outdoor is pretty simple. But while buying online is fast and easy, it can still be confusing when a client, customer, vendor or business partner asks to see your “certificate of insurance.”

A certificate of insurance (or COI) is a separate document from your insurance policy that can be provided to you upon request that summarizes the

June 16th, 2022|Outdoor Insurance, Uncategorized|

Gun Cleaning Safety Tips

It’s spring cleaning time for gun owners heading back outdoors and a perfect time to refresh your memory on some important gun cleaning safety tips.

Follow these gun cleaning safety tips for a safer and more enjoyable summer with your firearms.

25 Gun Cleaning Safety Tips for a Safer Summer

1. First and foremost, follow the four A-C-T-T rules of gun safety at all

May 9th, 2022|Safety, Uncategorized|

10 Safety Tips for New Gun Owners

Over the last two years, an estimated 40 million guns were legally purchased in the United States. For many of these buyers, this was a first gun purchase.

New gun owners enjoy the same firearm pastimes as others — including hunting, target shooting and training for personal protection. Like all gun owners, new gun owners have a responsibility to ensure

March 31st, 2022|Safety, Uncategorized|

Conceal and Carry Laws by State

Conceal and carry laws are an important tool that exists to help ensure public safety. As a gun owner, you have an important responsibility to know and follow the conceal and carry laws where you live and visit at all times.

Many gun owners may have questions about conceal and carry laws by state, as rules and regulations vary widely and permit reciprocity

March 3rd, 2022|Outdoor Insurance, Uncategorized|

Does Homeowners Insurance Protect Your Guns?

A fine gun collection not only provides for better peace of mind and enjoyment of the great outdoors, it’s also a valuable investment. The value of scheduled and unscheduled rifles, pistols, collectibles, antiques and accessories quickly adds up.

When you have valuable guns and accessories at home, it’s important to think about whether you have adequate insurance coverage in the event of theft,

February 9th, 2022|Outdoor Insurance, Uncategorized|

Hunting Safety Education Tips

Statistics from the U.S. Department of the Interior show that hunting remains a popular sport for many. Each year, hunters venture out on more than 140 million hunting trips, pursuing a wide variety of wild game all across the United States. It’s a lot of opportunity for learning and improvement.

Your local State Fish and Game Department is a great

November 11th, 2021|Safety, Uncategorized|

Fall Hunting Safety Tips

With a chill in the predawn air and the crunch of frosted leaves underfoot, there’s nothing quite like hunting in the fall. It’s a popular pastime for many, with more than 140 million hunting trips taken each year by some 12 million recreational hunters.

Yet because there are so many enjoying the great outdoors this fall, it’s important to take

October 29th, 2021|Safety, Uncategorized|