7 Tips To Prepare Your Property For Winter & Winter Weather Impacts

POSTED ON: January 31, 2011
Are you prepared for winter storms? Winter is here and that means it is important for you to prepare your properties to withstand freezing temperatures to prevent pipes breaking and have a plan for snow removal to prevent a roof collapse. Having a winter storm disaster recovery plan in place can pro... Read More

Fall Protection: The New Standard for Roofers

POSTED ON: January 24, 2011
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced a new directive withdrawing a former one that allowed residential builders to bypass fall protection requirements. The former directive had allowed residential roofers to utilize alternative fall protection means to protect their... Read More

What you can do before a disaster strikes…

POSTED ON: January 17, 2011
Many companies invest a lot of time and resources into making their business successful.  They hire good people, build a solid customer base and pay their suppliers on time.  But a lot of these same companies are not prepared when a disaster strikes.  “It is estimated that 90 percent of medium ... Read More

Set Realistic Expectations to Overcome Obstacles

POSTED ON: January 10, 2011
We should all be aware of the weather this time of year no matter where you live. In the event of a fire, flood, or natural disaster, take into consideration the obstacles your emergency responders may encounter. We all know it is the duty of our responders to serve and protect however, we must also... Read More

Focus on Safety and Do The Right Thing

POSTED ON: December 17, 2010
With the Holidays in full swing, it’s important to stay focused on what we stand for. ‘Safety’ and ‘Do the right thing’ are two components that drive our business. With the financial crisis of the past two years, these two items have come into play more often. More people are trying to val... Read More

The Key to a Smooth Project

POSTED ON: December 15, 2010
Effective communication can make you or break you! When dealing with your contractors make sure all priorities are communicated thoroughly and at the beginning of your loss. The efforts put in on the front end will speed up your recovery efforts not to mention keeping costs inline. One of the most c... Read More

OSHA: what they don’t see…someone else will.

POSTED ON: December 7, 2010
The Secretary of Labor, Hilda L. Solis has decided that her compliance officers can’t see everything everywhere so it’s time to recruit assistance from other governmental organizations. The friendly…or in some cases “not so friendly” building inspectors in 11 pilot cities will now report t... Read More