Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

‘Tis the Season to Work Safely

December 5th - By  | General Liability, Safety | No Comments »

As we enter the season of perpetual hope, we start planning the holidays both at home and the office. There are many things to consider for ensuring our safety during the holidays. November and December are peak times to get everything completed for year-end as well as to celebrate the holidays. It is the busiest,… Read more


Your Aging Building’s Electrical System

November 13th - By  | Property, Safety | No Comments »

“We change, whether we like it or not” –          Ralph Waldo Emerson We don’t often enjoy having to concede to nature’s law that dictates to us that all things change, all of the time.  But as Mr. Emerson keenly observes, it happens, regardless.  Depending upon one’s perspective, change can be a good thing, or it… Read more


Look Up, It May Shock You

October 18th - By  | Property, Safety | No Comments »

Many of us travel under thousands of overhead power lines each day without a second thought. Such close encounters can be as basic as a service line going to a home or major lines carrying power across the country. There is a tremendous amount of danger if you, your vehicle or your piece of equipment… Read more


UL300: Restaurant Kitchen Fire Prevention

October 11th - By  | Property, Safety | No Comments »

UL 300, Standard for Safety for Fire Testing of Fire Extinguishing Systems for Protection of Restaurant Cooking Areas, became effective in 1994.  In the years just before then, changes in cooking methods to vegetable based cooking oils, and use of high energy efficiency appliances significantly increased the fire hazard in cooking operations. Commercial kitchen fires… Read more


Expect the Unexpected: The Importance of Hurricane Preparedness

September 19th - By  | General Liability, Property, Safety | No Comments »

The Northeast has seen some fairly devastating damage during the last two hurricane seasons.  With the destruction from Super Storm Sandy and Hurricane Irene still fresh in our minds, it is important that all business owners prepare for this year’s hurricane season.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted an active 2013 Atlantic hurricane… Read more