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Preparing Your Farm for Cold Winter Temperatures

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 12, 2018

With the days getting shorter and nights getting longer, it’s vital to prepare your farm for the harsh months ahead. Winter can be costly for farms as wind, freezing temperatures and storms all have the potential to cause severe damage.

6 Fall Home Maintenance Musts: Safeguarding Your Home for Winter

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 7, 2018

The leaves are falling and the weather is changing! All of the beautiful colors that surround us signify that colder months are on the way. Before the temperatures plunge it’s important to get your home ready for winter to avoid costly damage.

6 Expert Tips to Avoid Deer Collisions

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 2, 2018

Every year there are roughly 1.5 million deer-related car accidents resulting in hundreds of fatalities, thousands of injuries and millions of dollars in property damage. Deer typically mate from October through December, resulting in a dramatic increase in the movement of the deer population.

Top 5 Occupational Hazards in Your Auto Shop: Keeping Mechanics & Technicians Safe

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 31, 2018

The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics injury and illness report revealed that auto mechanics and technicians experienced 13,150 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses resulting in valuable time away from work.

5 Tips for Carving the Best Pumpkin this Halloween

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 26, 2018

Pumpkin carving is one thing that will get anyone in the Halloween mood! Whether you’re carving something simple with your little ones or entering a carving competition, we’ve got the right tips to carve one of your best pumpkins yet:

Keeping Your Teen Driver Safe Behind the Wheel

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 24, 2018

To a teen driver, the road is an endless opportunity to nourish their independence; to a teen parent, the road is an endless opportunity for collisions. We love to see our teens spread their wings and venture onto the road but doing so safely is key.

Controlling the Flames: Commercial Kitchen Fire Safety

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 12, 2018

Five beef wellington, two scampi, three risotto - on the fly! Commercial kitchens are often hectic environments with a lot going on; from chefs churning out order after order to servers running back and forth trying to keep the tables turning.

Creating a Fire Escape Plan for Your Home

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 9, 2018

What would you do if you woke up in the middle of the night to smoke creeping under your door? Would you push through to see what’s on the other side, or maybe escape through the window? Imagine the fright, the adrenaline, the nervousness.

Grain Storage Bins: 3 Crucial Hazards to Keep in Mind

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 5, 2018

Grain handling facilities are those that may handle, store, receive, process and ship bulk raw agricultural commodities such as oats, barley, corn, wheat, etc. These facilities include feed mills, flour mills, grain elevators, dry corn mills and much more.

What to do if You Witness a Car Accident

Posted By: Amy Casey on September 19, 2018

If you’ve ever been in a car accident, you understand how traumatic the experience can be. Whether it be a small fender bender or a more serious collision, the process that follows is most stressful.

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