Slips and falls account for a significant number of injuries to customers and employees every year. The causes of slip and fall accidents are varied, ranging from wet or greasy floors, clutter, and debris, to uneven surfaces, improper cleaning, lack of hazard identification, and – in a small number of … Read More
Smart and safe digging means knowing what is buried underground before you begin a project. Anyone digging or excavating has to be cautious—this includes contractors, road maintenance crews, telephone pole installers, fence builders, landscapers and even homeowners.
All too often you’re driving down the road and boom! You see something that has fallen from an open-bed vehicle in front of you and you need to make a sudden, evasive maneuver to avoid debris. Or maybe there is nowhere for you to go and you have no choice … Read More
Protecting your home from winter weather conditions is an important item for any homeowner’s to-do list. There are many ways that the cold, snow, and ice can damage your home… A frozen water pipe can burst and flood your home or basement. An ice dam in your gutter can cause … Read More
How important is safety to you when shopping for a new vehicle? Every new car must meet certain federal safety standards, but that doesn’t mean that all cars are equally safe. Many automakers offer vehicle safety features beyond the required federal minimums, providing even more protection for vehicle occupants.… Read More
Fall is here, and with it comes shorter days and the start of the school year. Road travel increases and traffic patterns shift, so this busy time of year can also be a dangerous one − especially for children.
Take advantage of the following tips and resources to strengthen your … Read More
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Machine Guarding Standard for Agriculture. The purpose of the standard is to protect all agricultural workers from hazards associated with moving parts on farm field equipment and farmstead equipment used in agricultural operations.
If you are a snowbird heading south for the winter, there are several key things you can do to help protect and winterize your home. Taking these steps can help protect your vacant home from theft, water damage, heating or electrical system malfunctions, and other possible threats while you are … Read More
If you’re the parent of a teenager who is getting ready to climb behind the steering wheel, insuring your new driver can be an expensive endeavor. This is because the risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among 16- to 19-year-olds than among any other age group. So we’ve gathered … Read More
Flooding causes more property damage in the U.S. than any other weather-related event. It is a threat to life and property that can occur anywhere. On average, there are 89 fatalities and $8.3 billion in damages annually.
This year, National Flood Safety Awareness Week will take place March 15-21. The … Read More