Imagine you are doing an emergency trench cut to fix a broken water line in the middle of the winter and you destroy an electrical line. This in turn cuts off the heat to a city block or two. Image the cost of all those frozen pipes if you can’t get the electricity back online.
Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category
Did you notice that winter is over? Finally! We have escaped winter’s hold and we are headed into long days and great weather. Summer is a great time for working outside but there are some dangers that arise when working in the summer heat. Heat stress is a dangerous occurrence that can arise whenever you… Read more
The Acadia Insurance Virtual Loss Control team was created about one year ago with the concept of providing direct safety-related informational and real-time assistance to Acadia Insurance customers, our agents and employees. Over this period, and as this idea has continuously evolved, the Virtual Loss Control Staff has worked with several hundred clients. What is… Read more
Preventing slips, trips and falls to avoid liability claims You may remember the line from the TV advertisement several years ago, “I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!” It has become a punch line for many jokes, but slips, trips and falls are no joking matter. They can happen in a split second, can happen… Read more
Farms can be a fun place to grow up. They have sunshine, fresh air and lots of room to play. A farm is also a place of work; work which involves machinery that can be dangerous. This is especially so if someone doesn’t know how to be safe, and even more so when children are… Read more