Safety Tips

Fire Prevention Week Commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Nobody knows if Mrs. O’Leary’s cow really kicked over the lantern but the Great Chicago Fire certainly ignited in the O’Leary barn. We may never know the true spark that ignited the city October 8, 1871, but whatever the source, that raging inferno stands out for its destructive power. The[...]

A Hazardous Spill – Paul Davis Explains What to Do Right Away

Which of these is a hazardous spill in the workplace: a puddle of water in the lobby from a dripping umbrella, drops of mercury from a broken thermometer in the health center or a sulphuric acid leak on the shop floor? It’s a trick question because all three are hazardous even though one of the[...]

Our Paul Davis Commitment to Sustainability: Paul Davis – Ever. Green.

Reduce cost, minimize waste, save energy, use fewer resources, prioritize earth-friendly and human safe products – these guiding principles underpin our company-wide commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility called Paul Davis – Ever. Green. The program represents the[...]

Reducing the Risk of Commercial Kitchen Fires

When a three-alarm fire swept through a famous comedy club, investigators suspected typical culprits: table candles, smouldering cigarettes, hot stage lighting. The actual spark? Accumulated grease in ductwork venting a commercial kitchen several floors away. Flames flared to life above the fire[...]

Top 10 Ways to Be Safer at the Office

Going to work on a cold Monday morning isn’t the only thing that can make employees blue. Your employees want a safe work environment, but it’s easy to forget that the office can be a dangerous place. From fires, slips and falls, as well as health issues from prolonged desk work, the average[...]