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Oily Paint Rags Create Significant Fire Hazards

You’re building your home or remodeling and you can’t wait for work to finish so you can move in and enjoy it. One final job on most sites is painting. Painting can beautifully transform the look and feel of your home. But don’t let your paint job lead to something… Read more »

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

Most of the world’s tornadoes rampage across the central United States in what’s known as Tornado Alley, stretching from west Texas to North Dakota. In an average year, more than 200 tornadoes touch down across this unique flat topography that violently introduces cool dry air from Canada to warm moist… Read more »

Time to Update Your Company’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

Time to Update Your Company’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

Emergencies can happen anytime, any place. If there is a fire, a safety incident, or another emergency at your company, what happens next? Emergencies are always stressful, so an educated team that is prepared for next steps can make the entire experience safer and prevent the risk of property damage… Read more »

Controlling Electrical Cord Overload in the Workplace

Controlling Electrical Cord Overload in the Workplace

Most people think of extension cords as basic workplace equipment that is not too complicated. Need to place a lamp or recharge your phone in a location that isn’t served by a nearby wall outlet? Grab any extension cord, plug it into the nearest wall socket and presto: you now… Read more »

10 Tips That Reduce Office Accidents

10 Tips That Reduce Office Accidents

You go to the office to do your job and then go home, but sometimes office accidents can derail your day. Not only will you be impacted by the injury itself, but you could miss work, have hefty hospital bills, and your boss may have to worry about a worker’s… Read more »

Office Fire Prevention Tips

Office Fire Prevention Tips

When you think about the repercussions of a fire, your first thought is probably the damage to your home. You’ve likely taken the normal precautions to ensure that your home is not susceptible to a house fire. Or, if it is, you have taken protective measures such as installing smoke… Read more »

Do You Practice Customer Safety?

Do You Practice Customer Safety?

A surprising number of businesses overlook the importance of customer safety. Ensuring customers have a safe experience while receiving services or making purchases is a critical aspect of good customer relations. Here are several sound practices that can be easily implemented to promote safety across every business transaction. Signage Proper… Read more »

Staying Safe Should a Home Washing Machine Flood Occur

Staying Safe Should a Home Washing Machine Flood Occur

One of the most dependable day-to-day appliances in many households can also become our home’s biggest headache when it fails. And when it breaks or, worse yet, floods the laundry area, problems mount quickly. So what can you do if your washing machine floods? We have a few solutions below.… Read more »

Why Small Business Owners Need to Think About Safety

Why Small Business Owners Need to Think About Safety

Are you a small business owner with too much to do every day? Operating your business, directing employees, dealing with suppliers … and more … is anything but small. It’s a big job. Yet an important issue many small businesses overlook is workplace safety. A workplace safety program is critical… Read more »