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Category: Loss Control


A Regular Sprinkling of Maintenance

As I sat down and pondered what to write for this month’s blog, I thought about the many fire safety resources generated this time of year regarding holiday hazards such as live Christmas trees or overloading electrical outlets. And yes,…

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Loss Control: “Not another safety training blog!?”

Recently, I went to a meeting where the guest speaker presented a training session on ladder safety. My first reaction was, “Not another ladder safety training session!”  This had nothing to do with the quality or expertise of the presenter, nor…

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Basics for Dealing with a Business Interruption

Have you ever had one of those days when you are furiously working on a deadline and your computer crashes or the power goes out and you forgot to save your document? This happened to me recently during one of…

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Driving Home the Importance of Improved Ergonomics

Many times when people hear the word “ergonomics,” they immediately think of sitting in front of a computer. And yes, the science of ergonomics is an important factor in designing a safe and comfortable workspace. But ergonomics is so much more…

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Spring Into Safety with Loss Control

I am sure most of us would agree that spring is such a beautiful time of year! Even though some of you may still be experiencing snow in your geographical regions, other areas are starting to show the early signs of…

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Happily Ever After with Loss Control

The first week into the New Year, I was travelling through Colorado to visit my amazing clients (can you tell I love my job!) when I received a phone call that my mother had become ill and was being transported…

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A Sprinkling of Facts About Your Sprinkler System

Have you ever seen the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie Kindergarten Cop? In a scene near the end of the movie, a school is being evacuated because of a fire.  Although the fire is contained in a small area of the building, the sprinklers…

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