Posts tagged safety
Protect Your Home While You Are Away

Home sweet home . . Did you know that most burglaries occur during daylight hours when victims of burglary are either at school or work? Data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program in 2015 shows that an average property loss accounted for $2,316 per break in. With an estimated 1,579,527 acknowledged housebreaks, victims suffered over $3.6 billion in property losses. Although that number has decreased by 0.6 percent from 2015 to 2016, these numbers do not account for any additional psychological costs to the homeowners.

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Making Construction Workers' Safety a Priority

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health constantly looks for ways to lower the amount of work-related injuries and illnesses. For example, they work closely with the construction industry to find ways to protect workers from situations and substances that are potentially hazardous.

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What Homeowners Need to Know to Properly Winterize their Homes

With the winter months approaching, homeowners should start securing their homes for protection against wind, snow, ice and other harsh winter elements. Hail, rain and wind are among the most common causes of damage to homes during the colder months. SIA Group has compiled a list of safety tips for protecting your home this winter.

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What Small Business Owners Need to Know about Common and Costly Claims

There were several programs established by the Social Security Act to ensure individuals with disabilities and those who retire have supplemental income. It also established a program for survivors to receive a death benefit. Supplemental income from Social Security keeps more than 40 percent of the elderly population out of poverty. With all of the changes and amendments made since 1935, the tax implications are complicated for individuals and employers. The following are 10 common tax questions related to Social Security.

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Importance Of Safety Programs & OSHA Compliance

A recent major OSHA citation incident has been getting the attention of many workplace leaders. A company in Houston was cited with six other-than-serious violations, three repeat violations and 10 serious violations. The cost of these issues totaled more than $160,000. The incident is a good reminder to employers everywhere that having a solid safety program is crucial.

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