Digging Up a World of Hazards

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Imagine you are doing an emergency trench cut to fix a broken water line in the middle of the winter and you destroy an electrical line.  This in turn cuts off the heat to a city block or two.  Image the cost of all those frozen pipes if you can’t get the electricity back online…. Read more »

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Roll Logs, Not Rollovers: Avoid Logging Equipment Accidents

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Unless you’re in the logging industry, or a member of the International Log Rolling Association, United States Log Rolling Association (ILRA / USLRA), you might not be familiar with the sport of Log Rolling.  Log Rolling is a tradition that originated in the Northeastern U. S. and Canada.  Upon completion of river log runs in the spring,… Read more »

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Is it Hot in Here?

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Did you notice that winter is over? Finally!  We have escaped winter’s hold and we are headed into long days and great weather.  Summer is a great time for working outside but there are some dangers that arise when working in the summer heat.  Heat stress is a dangerous occurrence that can arise whenever you… Read more »

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Getting the Maximum Benefit Out of Acadia’s Virtual Loss Control

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The Acadia Insurance Virtual Loss Control team was created about one year ago with the concept of providing direct safety-related informational and real-time assistance to Acadia Insurance customers, our agents and employees.  Over this period, and as this idea has continuously evolved, the Virtual Loss Control Staff has worked with several hundred clients.  What is not clear… Read more »

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