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Prepare For Winter. Protect Your property.

February 21, 2021

Severe Canadian winters — with freezing temperatures, heavy snow accumulation, ice storms, and high winds — present unique hazards and challenges for property administrators and custodial staff. Extreme winter weather…

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Water Damage Loss Control in Care Facilities

February 21, 2021

Water influx can damage the electrical systems and structural elements of a building and ruin expensive finishes and furnishings. Residual moisture, if not immediately addressed, may encourage the rapid growth…

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Working With Vulnerable Persons

February 21, 2021

Requires a police check & a vulnerable sector check Whether you are a member of senior management at a school, retirement residence, long-term care facility, faith community or non-profit organization,…

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Trip and Fall Prevention

February 21, 2021

A trip and fall can result in serious injuries, particularly amongst the elderly where these accidents often result in fractures. Injuries suffered by the elderly can be slow to heal,…

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Ensure the Optimal Performance of Your Sump Pump

February 21, 2021

Choose carefully, install properly, and maintain routinely. If your building is located in an area that is prone to flooding, if your basement floor is located below the water table,…

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Spring and Summer Risk Control

February 21, 2021

Protect your community and your property Spring thaw can often create conditions that lead to property damage and, more importantly, bodily injury. By law, it is the responsibility of the…

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Safe Use of Social Media

February 21, 2021

Best Practices Can Protect Your Organization With so many users participating every day, social media has truly changed the way we communicate, consume and curate information. Organizations and institutions of…

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Make Sure That Your Snow/Ice Removal is on “par”

February 21, 2021

Managing the risks will help avoid the risks. Here are some best practices to follow. Establish a Maintenance Committee to: Consider hiring a third party snow/ice removal contractor, in which…

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Ruptured pipe with water leaking out

Averting Some Common Winter-Related Losses

February 21, 2021

Canadian winter conditions give rise to some unique hazards. Weather fluctuations put a great deal of strain on a building’s infrastructure and make it difficult to keep up with maintenance…

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Maintain Your Roof. Manage Your Risk.

February 21, 2021

Simply put, your building’s roof system is not static and, if ignored, will certainly deteriorate over time. Since wear and tear (normal aging) is not covered by your insurance policy,…

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