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Category: Prevention


Food Safety: Eat for Health, Not Sickness

One of the best trips I ever took was an epic hike along the Inca Trail in Peru. I worried about a lot of things on this expedition: tarantulas, altitude, sunburn, insects, and rainstorms. At one point in the hike,…

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Flammable Material Safety for Small Businesses

One of the most common fire hazards I encounter while doing business walk-throughs is the presence of flammable materials. These are substances that can ignite easily and burn rapidly. Larger industrial and manufacturing operations are often well-aware of the hazards…

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6 Tips To Get Your Home Spring Ready

Spring has always been one of my favorite seasons. All winter I look forward to planting flowers, the warmer weather, and the merciful end of snow. (Not to mention my birthday!) But spring also brings rain, storms, and other perils…

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Springing into Strong Winds and Storms

If the wind was strong enough to pick up Dorothy and Toto and pull her entire house into a tornado and send them to the magical Land of Oz, there is no telling what it could do to your property….

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St. Patrick’s Day Safety Tips

“Top of the morning to ya!” as my dad used to say every St Patrick’s Day as I was growing up. My maiden name is McMillen which comes from a very strong Irish heritage, so St Patrick’s Day has always…

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The Next Catastrophic Flood Could Be Coming For You

Rain, rain, go away! At least that is what most of us are thinking after a few months, or in some cases, years of heavier-than-normal rainfalls. The U.S. has experienced flooding in areas that haven’t been affected for hundreds of…

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Living the Glamorous Life of Loss Control

A day in the life of a loss control consultant is the closest thing in the insurance industry to being a rock star. People love to see my name calling on their phone or see me showing up at their…

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