The Last Drink

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Many of us enjoy a nice “adult” beverage after a hard day’s work, possibly with our 18-ounce filet, or perhaps after that wretched round of golf that we can’t soon enough forget.  Whether this holds true for you or not, the fact still remains, it’s a part of how many people unwind.  And many businesses… Read more »

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How Can I Decrease the Potential for a Restaurant Fire?

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Leading Causes Each year in the United States an estimated 5,900 restaurant fires are reported to U.S. Fire Departments and cause an estimated average of 75 injuries and $172 million in property loss.  Cooking is the leading cause of these fires, most of which are small and confined.  Electrical malfunctions and heating are the next… Read more »

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Legionnaires’ Disease

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What is Legionnaires’ Disease? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC) states that each year between 8,000 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease in theU.S.  Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially deadly, infectious disease caused by gram-negative bacteria (legionella), and is a form of lung infection which produces high fever and pneumonia. … Read more »

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Prevent Pain in the Pool

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Know Prevention in the Pool. Pool Safety Information for Families, Kids and Pool Operators The Pool & Spa Safety (P&SS) Act was signed into law in 2007, became effective in December 2008, and strives to: Enhance the safety of public and private pools and spas Reduce the number of child drownings in pools and spas… Read more »

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Forest Fire!

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 If you’re a logger and the fire is your fault, are you out of business? It’s a windy day in late fall.  The woods are dry.  Your fellerbuncher is operating deep in a stand of trees.  A pinhole leak erupts in a hydraulic hose and sprays fluid inside the engine compartment.  In seconds, the machine… Read more »

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Navigating Contractual Risk Transfer for Subcontractors:

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Part II – Additional Insured Endorsements: Ongoing Operations, Completed Operations and Musical Chairs.  One of the more important insurance requirements you will find in a construction contract is a demand by a general contractor or owner for additional insured status for ongoing and completed operations under the subcontractor’s general liability policy.  In my experience, this… Read more »

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