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When a Day Off Is the Responsible Choice

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Day OffYou work hard to meet your clients’ deadlines and to keep project costs down. Often that means showing up to take care of business, even when you’re not feeling up to it.

But there are some times when showing up … Read the rest


Become a Fire Sprinkler Advocate for Your Community

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Fire Sprinkler AdvocateSo you’ve installed a brand new fire suppression system in your building. You’ve reduced your risk of property damage by over 70% and your risk of bodily harm by over 98%. What could be better than that? A safer neighborhood.… Read the rest


The Tricky Business of Sidewalk Sales

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Sidewalk SalesSidewalk sales have been used for over a century to draw attention and get rid of excess inventory at the end of the season.

But they tend to create security issues if you’re not cautious. Reduce your risks by planning … Read the rest


Make a Family Emergency Plan

Posted on: September 23rd, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Kid under bedDo your kids know what to do in case of a fire, an earthquake, or a home invasion? Make sure everyone is prepared for the unexpected with a family emergency plan.

Here are a few first steps to get you … Read the rest


Make Payroll Security Automatic

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Security For PayrollYour payroll information is a prime target for cyber theft. It’s full of crucial data like bank account numbers and social security identification. Even if your business is still small, you’ll need to proactively establish a system that is both … Read the rest


4 Surprising Ways That Invite A Burglar Into Your Home

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Empty Trash CanYes, you lock your doors. You don’t leave expensive items in plain view of the windows. You ask the neighbor to take in the mail while you’re out of town…

But you may still be inviting trouble without realizing it. … Read the rest


One Fire Sprinkler Head Stops Nursing Home Fire

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Fire Sprinkler HeadAt 2:00 a.m. on August 25th, 2014, a light fixture caught fire in one of the bathrooms at a nursing home in St. Paul, MN.

If it had happened only one and a half years earlier, the results could have … Read the rest


Top 3 Construction Site Security Risks

Posted on: September 16th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Keys In MachineryTo get a head start on loss prevention, make sure you’re not committing one of the three cardinal sins of construction site security.

1. Leaving the site unattended during the first hour after work, and on weekends. Statistically, this is … Read the rest


Working Safely in Strong Winds

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Dust WindsThe Santa Anas are coming! All over the USA fall comes in with a big uptick in wind currents, and that can mean dangerous work conditions for construction workers everywhere. We want you to stay safe out there, so take … Read the rest


Prepare Your Fire Sprinklers Now for Winter Weather

Posted on: September 9th, 2014 by Rick Miller No Comments

Busted PipeIt’s that time of year again. Sweaters are on the sales racks, school is back in session, and it’s time for fall fire sprinkler maintenance. Even if you live in Southern California, it’s important to winterize your system.

In fact, … Read the rest


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