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Thanksgiving Safety Tips

For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations. So keeping fire safety in mind during this joyous but hectic time is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home.(continue reading)

The Danger of Left Turns

How many left turns did you make on your drive into work this morning? Most have to stop and think through their commute to arrive at an answer. It’s not an experience that stands out, it’s routine and practiced for most drivers. But according to a 2001 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,(continue reading)

Simple Ways to Winterize Your Home

Save money and remain cozy throughout winter by acting now before the bitter cold arrives. Dodge the Draft The draft snack, adopted during the Great Depression era, is one of the easiest ways to cut back on energy waste. A draft snake can be easily made by rolling up a towel or filling up a(continue reading)

Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2017

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2017. The results are preliminary, but the agency doesn’t expect much to change. Fall protection is such a big category because a lot of fatalities are due to falls – particularly in construction but also(continue reading)

What to do a the Scene of an Auto Accident

Most of us are fortunate that we’ve rarely, if ever, been involved in an accident. However, even the most careful drivers can be involved in an auto accident. So here are some tips to share on what you should do – and not do – to handle this traumatic situation and ensure a smooth claims(continue reading)

Tips to Next Year’s Beautiful Yard

Fall is the time to button up your yard. Smart gardening will not only protect it from damage that can be caused by frigid weather, but also help ensure that spring will emerge flawlessly. Here are some tips from landscape experts that you can do during the autumn months to help prepare your lawn and(continue reading)

Mitigating Active Shooter Risks

The number of incidents involving active shooters has steadily increased over the last 15 years. In 2000, there was one active shooter incident, and in 2015 there were 20. According to the FBI, the largest number of active shooter incidents occur in a business setting, following by schools, open spaces and non-military government property. The(continue reading)

Have You Reviewed Your Insurance Coverage Lately?

All too often, the safety net that protects your assets in the event of injury, illness, damage or death gets short shrift. That can be costly, and it’s worth noting that insurance coverage needs to change with every lift event. Without an annual review, it’s tough to determine whether you’re paying too much, paying for(continue reading)

What You Should Know About Flood Insurance

Just a single inch of water from flooding can cause costly damage to your home. Here’s what you need to know about insuring against damages caused by flooding. What protection does it offer? A standard homeowners policy does not cover damages from flooding. A separate flood policy is needed to cover losses to your property(continue reading)

Labor Day Weekend Driving Safety Tips

Traffic fatalities are estimated higher than normal for the upcoming Labor Day weekend. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates 421 people may be killed and another 48,400 may seriously injured in car crashes for the three-day holiday period, which is 11% higher than the average number of deaths, 378 for past Labor Day weekends. The(continue reading)