Electrical Safety at the Construction Site

Operating electrical tools without proper safeguards in place at the construction site can lead to various hazards. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), electrocution is one of the construction industry’s “Fatal Four.” Implement the following guidance to ensure electrical safety at the construction site. Tool and Cord Selection Be sure to provide electrical…

Preventing Water Damage

One of the most common causes of water damage within your home is often preventable. After all, this form of damage isn’t always due to heavy rainstorms or melting snow. Rather, water damage often stems from a lack of home maintenance. What’s worse, such damage is usually excluded from your homeowners coverage if the cause…

Owner-Operator’s First Alcohol & Drug Clearinghouse Query Deadline Approaching

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rule requires employers to monitor employees’ drug and alcohol violations. Employers must have drug and alcohol violation queries pulled from the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse by Jan. 6, 2021. The rule applies to employers and commercial driver’s license (CDL) drivers. The FMCSA considers owner-operators…