Reduce Your Risk of Back Injuries

Construction tasks often require working around heavy equipment and being in situations that can cause serious injury. Follow these simple guidelines to ensure that you’re lifting properly. Proper Lifting Techniques Wear gloves if you are lifting rough equipment. Clear away any potential obstacles before beginning to carry an object. Get a good grip and stable…

Understanding Construction Contracts

Construction contracts can contain terms that impact your company’s bottom line. Review all contracts carefully before signing to save your company time and money. The following guide highlights some common contract terms and their potential impact. Understanding these will help protect your company’s assets. Always seek the help of licensed counsel to analyze the commercial…

Staying Safe This Tax Season

With the sharp increase in transactions requiring the sharing of confidential data online and off, tax season is one of the most opportune times for criminals to steal personal data, or capitalize on the information they have already obtained. Travelers suggests filing early may be your best defense. Fraudulent Tax Returns Are More Common Than…

Tips for Truck and Bus Drivers

Road safety is everyone’s responsibility – passenger vehicle drivers, truck drivers, bus drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) developed Our Roads, Our Safety, a national safety campaign to raise awareness about sharing the road safely with large trucks and buses. Check out these safety tips for truck and bus drivers: Defense!…

Protect Your Home from Snowmelt

When temperatures begin to rise, the accumulating water from melting snow and ice leaves your home susceptible to damage. Protect your home ahead of time to minimize your risk. Use these four tips to help reduce your home’s risk of snowmelt damage: Clear snow from your home’s foundation. Shovel snow away from your home, including…