Archive for Emergency

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[...]

Water Damage? Fast Growing Mould Can Quickly Take Hold

Rain, snow, flooding, or appliance leaks, water damage can have multiple causes.  The resulting damage is a problem regardless. If you find water damage in your home, it isn’t just a mess to clean up, but a precursor for other problems, like mould.   You may think that if you find your water[...]

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

Given fuel, oxygen and a heat source, wildfires can rapidly grow into enormous, hungry beasts with terrifying power and seemingly vicious intent. Large wildfires concoct private weather systems, roaring with self-propelled winds of nearly 200 kilometres per hour that fan flames further. Their[...]

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

The month of September in Ontario and Quebec proved to be an unusually violent one: six tornadoes touched down, inflicting injuries, power outages and structural damage. Many believe that twisters are rare in Canada, but recent research suggests they’re more common than experts thought. The[...]

How North Carolina Suffered but Survived During Florence

Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina in the United States as a deceptively destructive category one storm on September 14, 2018. Crashing ashore near coastal Wilmington, North Carolina, the tempest lingered across the state for days. Towns submerged beneath high storm surges and epic rainfall[...]