business safety

After a Commercial Fire: Smoke, Soot and Water Issues Unite

When shocked owners and employees survey the sodden mess after a fire guts their workplace, it’s tempting to immediately don paper masks, sturdy shoes and coveralls to rescue important items. Tempting, but ill-advised: the soot, water and char that have spread throughout the fire scene and across[...]

Office Fire Prevention Tips

When you think about the repercussions of a fire, your first thought is probably the damage to your home. You’ve likely taken the normal precautions to ensure that your home is not susceptible to a house fire. Or, if it is, you have taken protective measures such as installing smoke detectors so[...]

Do You Practice Customer Safety?

A surprising number of businesses overlook the importance of customer safety. Ensuring customers have a safe experience while receiving services or making purchases is a critical aspect of good customer relations. Here are several sound practices that can be easily implemented to promote safety[...]

Seconds Count To Save A Choking Coworker

It’s hard to say what exactly you would do if you saw someone choking, especially if that person was a friend, family member or co-worker. Emergency situations can be shocking. It’s tough not to panic, because choking always causes a rush of adrenaline and fear. It is important to stay calm and[...]

How to Burglar-Proof a Business

Burglars and business don’t mix well. Business owners and managers have enough to worry about. Burglar-proofing their business shouldn’t be a priority, but it is. And once robbed doesn’t preclude a second or even third break-in by the same bad guy(s). Once familiar with your business layout[...]