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The June edition of ClubSolutions Magazine, a publication for health club operators, features an article by Brian Rawlings, national program director for Cincinnati’s fitness, sports and recreation program. He explains why it’s important for health clubs to train employees on emergency response, and suggests a quick way to remember what to do in an emergency. The Three R’s of Emergency Response In a health club setting, emergencies can occur at any time. Medical emergencies are the most common when someone is injured, or has a cardiac episode or other health-related issue. Weather emergencies[.....]
While an unexpected death can be devastating to a family, especially if the deceased had no life insurance, an unexpected disability can be equally as devastating. Without disability insurance, the person affected may worry about paying the bills when the primary focus should be on rehabilitation and recovery. But disability is rare, right? Unfortunately not. According to the Social Security Administration, a 20-year-old worker has a 1 in 4 chance of becoming disabled before reaching retirement age. The average worker faces a 30 percent chance of job loss for 90[.....]
A new federal rule for overtime pay that becomes effective December 1, 2016, may increase an employer’s need for EPLI – employment practices liability insurance. In May 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule updating its overtime regulations. For decades, the DOL’s federal wage and hour law, known as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), required employers to pay nonexempt employees overtime at 1.5 times an employee’s regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of 40 per week. The DOL last updated the exemptions to[.....]
Fires are a significant hazard on construction sites. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there were an annual average of 830 fires in residential buildings under construction from 2007 through 2011, excluding one- and two-family homes. These fires caused an average of $56 million in direct property damage per year. Over those same years, there were an estimated 400 fires annually in large residential buildings undergoing major renovation, causing an average of $17 million in direct property loss per year. But proper planning and monitoring can improve your chances[.....]
Fire extinguishers can be an effective tool, but only when you select the correct type for your needs; install them in the most effective locations; and learn the proper way to use them. This three-part series covers the basics of fire extinguishers. Part 3 of 3 – Once activated, a fire extinguisher typically provides less than 30 seconds of use. That’s why proper training and application are critical to ensuring effectiveness. Whether in your home or place of business, your first action when a fire occurs should be notification: Call[.....]
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Fire extinguishers can be an effective tool, but only when you select the correct type for your needs; install them in the most effective locations; and learn the proper way to use them. This three-part series covers the basics of fire extinguishers. Part 2 of 3 – Fire extinguishers are a critical component of your building’s overall fire protection system. With properly trained personnel and correctly placed and maintained extinguishers, these devices can suppress a fire in the early stages. Fire extinguisher servicing contractors can advise you about placement and[.....]
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Fire extinguishers can be an effective tool, but only when you select the correct type for your needs; install them in the most effective locations; and learn the proper way to use them. This three-part series covers the basics of fire extinguishers. Part 1 of 3 – A portable fire extinguisher is an effective first line of defense in controlling small fires within your home or business. For maximum effectiveness, choose the correct extinguisher for your needs. To select the proper fire extinguisher, first consider: what materials could fuel a[.....]
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Most businesses, large or small, are aware of the threats to their data security, whether from viruses, hackers or their own internal employees. Although the direct cost associated with responding to a breach can be staggering, a recent study found that the biggest financial consequence to organizations that experience a data breach is actually lost business. The Ponemon Institute’s 2016 Cost of Data Breach Study showed that the average cost for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information increased from $217 to $221, a new record high.[.....]
You could be driving a vehicle with a manufacturer’s recall and not even realize it. I know how easy it is, because it happened to me. I was able to discover this vital information, and I hope my story can help you. Recently, I purchased a car from a family member. No one in my family realized the serious airbag recall on this type of vehicle…not even the owner. It turns out at least 34 million vehicles by many different makers have been recalled, according to the National Highway Traffic[.....]
Buying life insurance is one of the most selfless things a person can do in his or her lifetime. Life insurance allows families to continue living without the additional mental and emotional strain of financial difficulties after the loss of a loved one. Think back to the last time you heard of a person unexpectedly dying. Did he or she have a family? Were the children taken care of? Was life a struggle? Hopefully, you are picturing an experience where the family was able to grieve their personal loss without[.....]
In the 32 years I’ve been purchasing insurance for everything from cars to commercial buildings, Greystone is the undisputed leader in customer service. If you want to put your insurance on auto pilot , put your trust in Greystone. Linda Gilleland and her team are knowledgeable, friendly and PROACTIVE. This level of service is a rarity these days and even their competitors will admit that Greystone keeps the bar high. Thanks guys for making this review a no brainer for me.