Weather

Spring and Summer Risk Control

By planning ahead and implementing best practices, you can manage risk better, help ensure the safety of everyone who uses your premises, and protect your property.

Lightning

There is a growing concern in faith communities across Canada regarding lightning and its potential to cause catastrophic damage to places of worship. Faith buildings have innate features and architecture...

Make Sure That Your Snow/Ice Removal is on “P.A.R.”

Establish clearly defined dos and don’ts for maintenance staff and/or volunteers who will be handling snow/ice removal. For example: in order to prevent accidents, prohibit working on a roof to...

Maintaining Your Heritage Property

Heritage properties pay tribute to our nation’s history and our diverse cultures. These historic structures reflect the periods in which they were built---in terms of architecture and design, building materials...

Spring and Summer Risk Control

Spring thaw can often create conditions that lead to property damage and, more importantly, bodily injury. By law, it is the responsibility of the occupier (whether an owner or a...

Spring and Summer Risk Control

Spring thaw can often create conditions that lead to property damage and, more importantly, bodily injury. By law, it is the responsibility of the occupier (whether an owner or a...

Spring Thaw and Flood Risk

In Canada, heavy rainfall, snow melt and in particular, ice jams are major causes of flooding. The damage caused by flood water entering a property can be devastating.

Autumn and Winter Risk Control

Grounds maintenance is an integral part of an effective risk management program for any faith institution and is especially important during the transitional seasons of spring and autumn.

Winter Water Losses

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...

Spring and Summer Risk Control

Spring thaw can often create conditions that lead to property damage and, more importantly, bodily injury. By law, it is the responsibility of the occupier (whether an owner or a...