When unexpected spills, tracked-in snow or rain, leaking appliances or other sources lead to floor contamination, your employees’ response can easily be the difference between a slip and fall, prompting a potential injury claim, or it being a non-event.
They say that homes that experience one water loss are likely to experience more. After experiencing two separate water heater leaks in our home while my family was away on vacation, I guess it’s true.
You are in your house. Suddenly you see water rushing out of the dishwasher. You need to shut off the water quickly to stop the flow and prevent damage. Would you know where to find the main water valve?
Imagine sitting down for a delicious meal with your family. You’re about to enjoy your first bite when you hear what sounds like a motorcycle passing in your backyard. You feel your body tremble and shake and realize what you heard was not a motorcycle, but the earth cracking beneath you. How do you keep you and your family safe? What should you do?
Automatic fire sprinklers can save lives and reduce property losses in the event of a fire. But to be effective, they must remain in good working order. Property owners can protect their buildings and occupants through a regular inspection, testing and maintenance program.
The August edition of ClubSolutions Magazine, a publication for health club operators, features an article by Jayson Scott, national program director for Cincinnati’s fitness, sports and recreation program. He offers a reminder that Legionella bacteria, known to cause Legionnaires’ disease, can be present in water systems shut down due to COVID-19. His article provides tips for dealing with the risk.
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Just as you prepare your home for severe weather, consider taking steps to prevent damage to your valuable articles and collections.
With normal vacation travel disrupted because of pandemic concerns or restrictions, many people are choosing to get away to vacation or secondary homes. Because these homes may not have had inhabitants for quite some time, you’ll want to take a few precautions as you arrive. You’ll also want to make sure things remain secure at your primary residence while you’re away.
Just as you would prepare your home and family for an impending hurricane, you’ll also want to prepare your construction job sites. The steps you take could make a significant difference in how well your construction site fares during the hurricane and how soon your workers can return afterwards.
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The Atlantic hurricane season starts June 1, and experts predict 2020 will be more active than normal. Now is the time to prepare to keep your family and possessions safe.