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Throughout the coldest months of the year, winter flooding is a country-wide risk.  What causes winter flooding? Coastal flooding, ice jams, and rapid snowmelt cause water damage.  High winds cause wide-spread tidal flooding and severe...
Smaller businesses have become targets for cybercriminals because criminals know they have fewer defense resources than large enterprises.  If cybercriminals can breach a small business and steal credentials (e.g. for banking accounts or email...
Between frozen pipes, power outages, and downed trees, there are a lot of things for homeowners to worry about in the winter. Especially during winters like this year where temperatures fluctuate, ice dams become a huge concern. Beyond causing...
Flu season is here and flu viruses are often passed from person to person.  What can you recommend to your employees to prepare themselves and their workstations from these invisible bugs?  Read on. Prevention Tips: Wash your hands...
As we start the new year, it is a great time to check the following devices to insure they are in top working order. Fire Extinguishers Make sure the pin is intact and tamper seal is unbroken.  Confirm the pressure gauge or indicator is in the...
Heavy snow and violent winds break branches, uproot trees, and cause power outages.  Here are some items to put in an emergency kit so you are ready: Flashlights Radio for latest weather updates Batteries First Aid Kit Blankets and Coats Water...
On behalf of all of us at the agency we want to wish you a Happy New Year! Be careful this week-end when driving; and, if you are planning on drinking, please have a designated driver. Let's all keep our roads safe and start the New Year off right.
The non-profit, World Against Toys Causing Harm, has released its 2017 list of the ten most hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. says consumers buying toys on the Internet are already at a disadvantage, as they are unable to touch and physically inspect a toy...
The holidays are a time to gather with friends and family. If you’ll be doing that in your home this holiday season, it’s important to take your host responsibilities seriously — and we don’t just mean making sure you have enough seating and food to...
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a Holiday Decoration Safety Tips Flyer and here are some tips to keep in mind as you decorate your home and business for the holidays:  Candles Keep candles away from flammable decorations...

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