Identifying Confined Spaces

Accidents often occur in confined spaces because workers were unaware that they were in such an area to begin with. As such, the first step toward safety in and around confined spaces is to identify them. Confined Space Characteristics OSHA standards define confined spaces as meeting the three following criteria: The space is large enough…

2020 Flood Facts & NFIP Updates

Flood News The National Flood Insurance Program has been authorized through Sept. 30, 2020. At that time, we expect another short-term extension. As of April 1, 2020, the National Flood Insurance Program will have the following changes: Rate increases on average of 9.9% The Reserve Fund Assessment will increase from 15% to 18% per policy…

Celebrating 25 Years! – Certified Managers of Community Associations

In Maryland and Delaware, managers are not required to have a license to manage a community. The Community Association Institute (CAI) offers classes and designations for managers who complete courses of study. The Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) also provides managers the opportunity to earn the Certified Managers of Community Associations (CMCA) designation.…

Super Bowl Safety Tips

The big game is Sunday, which means it time for parties with family and friends! Make sure your Super Bowl viewing party team is playing it safe while enjoying the game. Game Day Food Safety Tips from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Keep it clean – your hands, cutting boards, dishes, utensils, and counter tops.…