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Preventing ICE DAMS

Preventing Ice Dams Winter is just around the corner and now is the time to let your customers know the steps to take in preventing damage to their home from ice dams. Ice dams are formed when melting snow and ice...

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5 easy Fall maintenance projects

Each year, after homeowners cover their pools and shut off their sprinkler systems, there’s a window of time during the fall when the weather is pleasant enough to get a head start on home maintenance. Winter’s harsh...

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Oh Deer! Drivers aware, it's deer season

While the leaves are changing across much of the country, it’s also that time of year when drivers are more likely to encounter deer – especially during their morning and evening commutes. As those bucks are rushing...

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FMCSA

An article in CCJ reflects information that we have been saying and that was included in the March webinar. Congress is pushing back on FMCSA. Recent headlines: March 4, 2015 – “Senator Deb Fischer to Offer FMCSA Reform...

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Work place fire procedures

Workplace fires account for many injuries and deaths as well as millions of dollars worth of property damage and loss every year. Many of them can be stopped with careful on-the-job fire prevention techniques. It sounds...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the...

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6 Tips to protect pets from Household Fires

Pet parents want to keep their furry loved ones safe in every situation. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently released a Pet Fire Safety tip sheet with advice on how to prevent pet-related fires....

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Preparing for a Visit from OSHA

Curious about what happens during an inspection conducted by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and how to get ready for one? If so, here are some tips and guidelines that may come in handy. For...

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3 Problems Motor Carriers Face with the SMS Model

he Miscommunication and Misuse of Motor Carrier Data When assessing the safety of a commercial auto operation, there is more freely available information today than ever before. As with all data that is easily...

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Are your IT Professionals responsible for your Data Breach Expenses?

Not Likely! Many companies assume that if they hire professionals to manage their website, there is no need to buy their own Cyber policy. This is an incorrect assumption. Multiple laws, both federal and state, define...

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