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6 Tips to Avoid Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

According to experts, this year could be the worst year to date for ticks due to milder winters, booming mice and deer populations, and the 2015 abundant acorn crop. With the projected increase of ticks, this means that there will be a higher threat of tick-borne diseases, including the most common, Lyme disease. The best […]

Keeping Kids Safe from Backyard Dangers

With the nice weather and longer days, your kids are likely spending time playing outside. Although it is a child’s favorite past time, it isn’t always the safest. Â equipment between 2009 and 2014. If you have a swing set in your backyard, you might want to consider increasing liability coverage with an umbrella policy. […]

RMSC Safety Sentinel – June 2017

Safety Sentinel – June 2017 Management Accountability for Safety Results Most organizations devote considerable time and effort in developing business plans that establish goals for revenue, production, quality and customer satisfaction among others. The development of business plans generally involves input from numerous individuals and departments. The plan details what role each department and individual […]

Fleet Safety Newsletter – June 2017

Five Tips for Wet-Weather Driving Every year, an average of 5,748,000 vehicle crashes occur in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). One of the top contributors to this statistic is inclement weather. Of the nearly six million vehicle crashes that occur in the U.S., weather-related accidents account for 22% […]

OSHA’s New Silica Rule for Construction

There is a new OSHA standard to protect workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and other minerals and it can become respirable size particles when workers chip, cut and drill objects that contain crystalline silica. About two million construction workers are exposed to this […]

4 Ladder Safety Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 500,000 people per year are treated and about 300 people die from ladder-related injuries in the United States. Ladder falls can happen anywhere, at any time, especially while doing work around the house. If you plan on having a neighbor or a friend […]

6 Types of Insurance Needed to Protect a Business

If you are an entrepreneur thinking about starting up your own business, you will be exposed to a variety of risks. Even before you hire an employee, you are at risk, which is why insurance is important. Without the right coverage, a start-up business could be wiped out before it even gets off the ground. […]

Get the Most Tax Savings with Cost Segregation

If you are a contractor, chances are you are always looking for ways to standout in the market as you bid for new business. Consider offering cost segregation as part of your bid: cost segregation can save your clients thousands of dollars in taxes and it can be easily included as part of your construction […]

Requirements to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facilities

Effective immediately, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring healthcare facilities to prevent Legionella infections by developing and adhering to policies and procedures that inhibit Legionella pathogen growth in building water systems. Legionella can cause a serious type of pneumonia called LD in people who are at least 50 years old, smokers […]

Proactively Preparing for a Door Inspection

Surveyors will begin annual door inspections beginning the first week of July. Proactively preparing for an inspection can save you from filling out mounds of paperwork due to a less than satisfactory report from an inspector. You should become familiar with the requirements of conducting an inspection and maintaining appropriate documentation. Life Safety Codes updates […]

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