Personal Safety And Risk Reduction

By Robert Robillard

Personal Safety And Risk Reduction Staying Safe In An Unsafe World Image: closequartertraining.com Risk Reduction There are no guarantees with anything. No one can say that physical defense is always the absolute right option in every situation. There is also no fighting style or technique that is completely UN-defeat able. Be Aware Of Your Surroundings…

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How To Inspect A Fall Arrest Harness

By Jeff Williams

How To Inspect A Fall Arrest Harness Early in the spring, our masonry construction company held its annual safety day. It’s a day where the whole company comes together to review safety protocols and procedures to ensure that everyone gets home safe at the end of every day. The foreman put on a number of breakout…

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Temporary Job Site Safety

By Jeff Williams

Temporary Job Site Safety In the masonry restoration industry we almost never have the luxury of working on unoccupied buildings. The job site is always at schools, condos, office, or church buildings. Buildings that have people living or working in them at all hours of the day. When working on buildings of this type, not only is…

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Residential Fire Sprinklers

By Robert Robillard

Fire Sprinklers in Residential Construction Smoke detectors help alert you to smoke and fire and may save your life, but not always.  Residential fire  sprinklers put the fire out or seriously control or delay it ~ which saves lives and property. In 2009, there were 356,200 residential fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 2,480 deaths,…

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Improve Home Security When Remodeling

By Robert Robillard

Enhancing Your Home’s Security with DIY Remodeling Projects Home construction projects, regardless of their eventual outcome, begin with the intent of making one’s home more beautiful, more valuable, and more impressive. But some of the best remodeling projects are actually those that strive to improve the overall home security when remodeling. Each year millions of…

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Is The ICE SAFE To Walk On?

By Robert Robillard

Ice Thickness and Safety Every year we hear about people falling through ice and dying. When I speak to people about the safe thickness of ice, everyone seems to have a different opinion on the question, is the ice safe to walk on. When is The Ice Safe To Walk On? My son has a…

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House Fire Plan

By Robert Robillard

House Fires ~ Have A Plan! Most house fires happen between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. Which means you’re likely to be asleep, making it that much more important that you know how to save yourself and your family since you won’t have much time to plan your escape.  Do you have a house fire…

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Preventing Dryer Vent Fires

By Robert Robillard

Image: allianceairqualityservices.com Dryer Duct and Vent Fires Dryer vents should be cleaned in order to increase the airflow through your dryer and as a major step toward preventing dryer vent fires.  By cleaning your dryer vent regularly, you increase airflow efficiency, decrease cost of dryer operation, reduce the amount of time required for clothes…

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