Emergency Preparedness Plans

(Photo Credit: Department of Homeland Security) Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security, National Preparedness Month is observed annually during the month of September. The initiative aims to drive education and awareness surrounding … Continued

Fire Extinguisher Safety

(Photo Credit: Jared Bartlett) When they are used correctly, fire extinguishers can save both lives and property, but many adults do not know how to properly use one. It is important to know how fire extinguishers work, how to use … Continued

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls at Work

(Photo Credit: Fotolia) Slips, trips, and falls also known as STFs, are some of the leading causes of injury in the workplace. In the United States, nearly 50,000 people are injured and almost 600 more are killed in fall-related incidents … Continued

Understanding Employment Practices Liability Risk

(Photo Credit: Fotolia) Many businesses underestimate the potential risk involved with not having employment practices liability insurance (EPLI). Having a code of conduct and expertise in human resources helps mitigate most forms of unlawful employment practices, but incidents can and … Continued

Business Continuity – Emergency Generators

(Photo Credit: Mutual Boiler Re) U.S. businesses lose $150 billion annually due to blackouts and weather-related events. Most commercial businesses today have emergency generators, which is an important first step. But it’s important to make sure the generator has been properly installed, … Continued