Category: Insurance Claims-Losses-Safety

Office Safety Hazard Tips

  What Safety Hazards Are Lurking In Your Office? You typically don’t think of an office setting as a dangerous work zone, but it is. In 2008, more than 80,000 private industry office and administrative workers suffered on-the-job injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Loss control specialists encourage you to look for the following risks in your office setting and take appropriate action... Read Article

Disaster Tips

With the increase in natural disasters it might be a good time to review some disaster tips for your family and home. Disaster Tips Your home is one of your most important investments. By keeping it properly maintained in every season, you can help reduce the risk of a loss and ensure the safety and well-being of your friends and family. Survival Kit When preparing... Read Article

Emergency Preparation Suggestions

Stuff happens. And it often happens when you least expect it! With storm season around the corner and the economy looking iffy, now is a good time to ask yourself how prepared you are against disasters, both personal and communal. For example, on an individual level, what if you lost your job, became ill or lost a loved one? On a broader level, what if... Read Article

Quick Ice Dam Cure

The snow in Minnesota has been historic in 2010-2011 and there is a good chance more snow is to come before spring is sprung.  If you have ice dams this article from "This Old House" and Roy Barnhart might be useful. If you live in a cold, snowy region, you already know about the damaging effects of ice dams. The gutters clog up with ice,... Read Article

Car Breakdown Safety

Good common sense video on what to do when a car breaks down.   Some things seem so logical but occasionally a reminder helps.   I know I need constant reminders especially on topics related to that old cliché' "safety first" so my stupid gene doesn't take over the brain.... Read Article