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Summer is Here! Stay Protected in the Sun

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Using sunscreen is one of the most effective measures you can take to protect yourself from harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Extensive scientific research has proven that UV rays can cause various forms of skin cancer, including melanoma. This type of cancer causes irregular moles and other protrusions on the skin. The sun’s rays can penetrate … More

5 Reasons to Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance

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An umbrella insurance policy is designed to provide you with an additional layer of coverage that exceeds the limit of your homeowners or auto insurance policy. There are many ways that you can benefit from having an additional layer of protection. Below is a list of five reasons you should consider purchasing personal umbrella insurance. … More

4 Important Topics to Include in Your Employee Handbook

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An employee handbook should be a central repository and guide providing information about standard company-wide business practices for all your employees. You need to consider many things when making a handbook, including your obligations under the law. Here are four important topics to cover in your employee handbook: Basic Employment Policies You handbook should disclose all of … More

Ergonomics and workplace productivity

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Many companies overlook the importance of workplace ergonomics. Ergonomics refers to the study of efficiency in the workplace, particularly the efficient movements of the human body. While employers may not be aware of the importance of ergonomics, ergonomics can have a significant impact on workplace productivity. Improved Productivity  Ergonomic practices will result in increased productivity … More

3 thoughts regarding driverless cars

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While the concept of an autonomous, or driverless, car is one that seems like it came directly out of a science fiction novel, it is becoming clear that these vehicles will eventually make up a large portion of automobiles on the road. From excited proponents of the concept to vehement protesters, it appears as though … More

Swimming Pool Safety

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While being in a pool is fun for adults and children, it’s important to remember a few tips so that everyone has a safe time while in the water. Make sure everyone knows how to swim or that there is someone there who can at all times. Lessons at a local YMCA are a good … More

6 ways to reduce your carbon footprint

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You need to have a small carbon footprint today to protect the environment and minimize pollution. Maintaining a small carbon footprint is not as difficult as it sounds. You can take many simple steps to make a difference. Here are six ways to reduce your carbon footprint. Find Ways to Stop Using Your Car You … More

All about renters insurance

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One of the most common misconceptions among tenants is that their landlord’s insurance will cover any property damaged or destroyed by fire, wind, natural disaster or almost any other unfortunate situation. However, a property owner’s insurance generally just covers the structure that the tenant is renting, not the personal possessions contained within the residence. Renters … More

5 tips to prevent foodborne illness

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Food borne illness is never pleasant. Aside from the horrible sickness it causes, food borne diseases can actually be life threatening, particularly for the very young and the very old. Here are a few ways you can prevent food borne illnesses and ensure your family stays safe. Wash your hands before and after handling food … More

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Preparing for an office evacuation

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Businesses need to have a comprehensive plan to deal with emergency situations involving natural disasters and man-made threats. First of all, it’s important to understand the local geography and climate in order to create the best possible evacuation plan for valued employees and customers. For example, businesses in coastal communities are vulnerable to hurricanes, tropical … More

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