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Stay Warm But Stay Safe This Winter!

We just had a beautiful weekend here.  Saturday it was sunny and the temperature was near 70 degrees.  Today, just two days later, it was 29 degrees when I got up to walk the dogs this morning.  Winter is definitely on its way. …

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When It Rains, It Pours: Preparing For and Recovering From Mother Nature

While most of the Northeast is still grappling with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, they may soon have more high winds, rain, and possibly snow to deal with.  What is known as a “nor’easter” is expected to hit the eastern…

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Extinguish Your Risk of Home Fires

October 7-13 is Fire Prevention Week.  There’s no better time to turn our attention to home fire safety.  According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), one home structure fire was reported every 85 seconds in 2010.  In 2010, U.S. Fire…

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Winter Weather Brings Workplace Worries

Fall has arrived! The kids have returned to school. The days are getting shorter and football has returned (Go Bucks!). However, it won’t be long before the snow, ice, and cold temperatures return and bring with them an entire set…

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Are You Prepared For A Disaster?

September is National Preparedness Month, which is sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Department of Homeland Security. The goal is to promote disaster preparedness for people, businesses, and communities. An integral part of disaster preparedness…

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Driven to Distraction

Distracted driving.   It’s a term we’ve heard a lot lately.  My job requires me to drive quite a bit and it seems like I see people driving while staring at their cell phones every time I’m on the road.  The…

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Safety First for Summer Fun on the Water

Everyone loves summer time. It stays lighter longer, the weather is warm, and most of us take a summer vacation. Many summer vacations revolve around water. Whether it’s at the beach or a lake, water is usually nearby. With water…

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Don’t Get Burned: Check Your Smoke Detectors!

This probably isn’t the most original topic for a blog.  My guess is there are more than a few blogs out there about smoke detectors.  So why write one? First, let me tell you a little bit about myself.  I…

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Swim Into a Safe Summer at the Pool

With the warm weather now in full swing, people have begun opening their pools for the summer. While pools are a great way to escape the heat, there are several safety considerations to take to be sure your summer oasis is a…

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Fire Safety is No Accident

No matter how much we try to prevent accidents, the unfortunate truth is they happen.  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that an average of 373,900 home structure fires occurred annually from 2005-2009.  These fires caused an annual average…

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