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Garage Fire Safety

Garages often contain flammable liquids, gasoline-powered equipment, and electric tools and appliances, all of which can cause a fire. Unfortunately, that means garage fires are more common than you might like to think. And because garages tend to be used for storage, too, there is lots of fuel to help flames grow. In fact, garage […]

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Cyber Security

Cyber-attacks are becoming more common and complex as our online networks grow. Such attacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information. To keep your private data from falling into the hands of cybercriminals, it’s important to be aware of the scams they utilize. Phishing, a common type of cyber-attack, involves scammers sending […]

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Severe Weather Emergency Preparedness

Summer is the season of severe thunderstorms and hurricanes, and while these large storms can be frightening and destructive, there are steps you can take to keep your family and property safe. Preparation is key to safety. Staying tuned in to the local weather is always a good idea, but don’t wait for a storm […]

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Potholes and Spring Ground Movement Hazards

Every season brings unique weather-related safety hazards, and potholes are a common hazard in the spring. Here are some tips and considerations to be mindful of while driving and walking in areas prone to ground surface damage, such as large cracks, potholes, and uneven terrain: Be careful of other drivers/pedestrians when navigating around potholes. Keep […]

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Every year over 165,000 non-fatal workplace injuries occur in the construction industry. This leads to a drain on resources, reduces employee labor, and can lead to fines and other Penalties. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most frequently cited violation on construction sites in 2021 was a lack of fall protection. […]

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Halloween Driving & Pedestrian Safety

Halloween is a beloved holiday filled with ghosts, ghouls, candy, and countless pedestrians patrolling the neighborhood. As a driver or a pedestrian, you must exhibit extreme caution around Halloween to avoid an unexpected fright.    Keep these safety tips in mind this Halloween. Safe tips for drivers:   Drive slowly. Watch for children and pedestrians […]

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Home Heating Cost Savings Tips

  As consumers, we all feel the effects of the current economic inflation and ever-rising energy costs. Over the past year, average heating oil prices have increased by 50%, natural gas has risen by 18%, and propane has gone up by 42%. With winter quickly approaching and fuel bills on the rise – it might […]

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How Good Housekeeping Can Improve Your Safety

Good housekeeping isn’t just about tidying up your home or office after work; it’s an important safety practice that improves the health and well-being of everyone involved in any project or company. From construction to cleaning, good housekeeping practices help to create a safe and hazard-free environment by making sure your equipment, tools, etc. are […]

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What happens if my home is underinsured?

Being underinsured means, you don’t have enough home insurance coverage to protect you if your home is damaged or destroyed in a fire or other disaster. Not having enough insurance can result in you assuming a large part of the repair costs yourself.   The cost to repair or replace your home can fluctuate for many […]

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Tow-Behind Trailer Safety

Tow-behind trailers come in all shapes and sizes. From open-air utility trailers, enclosed tool trailers, and compact pop-up campers to large travel trailers–the list goes on. While there may be endless safety factors to consider when operating a vehicle with a trailer, we have compiled some important safety points to know before you hit the […]

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