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Outdoor Safety

Preparing Your Job Site for Severe Weather

Severe weather conditions can be detrimental to job sites, placing additional strain on construction employers. While there’s no way to completely safeguard worksites from the elements, there are measures that can be taken to reduce the risks posed by extreme weather events. Such weather can come in many forms, each of which require their own…

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Splash! How’s the coverage on your PWC?

What is PWC Coverage? Personal watercraft coverage (PWC) may cover the following: Bodily injury to yourself, another rider, or swimmer injured in your path Property damage to items such as docks, other PWCs or boats Guest passenger liability Medical payments Theft of your PWC A typical policy will include a $250 deductible for property damage,…

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Avoiding Worksite Injuries in Winter

Falls and other accidents on the jobsite are too common in construction at any time of year, and the winter month bring even greater risk exposure. Here are some suggestions to minimize winter dangers on the worksite. Budget time differently: Outdoor projects in the winter will not proceed at the same pace as work done…

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Trampolines: Liabilities and Safety Precautions

Getting the kids outside and away from their electronic devices is a worthy goal for any parent. And after this past year, with most children doing their learning at home, the temptation to chase them outdoors has probably never been greater. Maybe that’s why sales of backyard trampolines continue to grow. If you have a…

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Skin Cancer: A Scary Reality

It’s summer. The weather’s warm, the watermelon’s on the picnic table and the water in the swimming pool is just right. You want to be carefree, lighthearted, and let your guard down. But there’s one area in which having your guard up can potentially save your life: sun protection. Skin cancer is steadily on the…

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Spring Cleaning for Outdoor Fun

As winter’s lingering shadow lessens, and the sun shines brighter and warmer every day, it’s an ideal time to give your front and back yards a thorough spring cleaning in preparation for a long stretch of satisfying, beautiful, and safe outdoor fun. Here are some suggestions for outdoor spring cleaning: Rake it up! Put the…

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National Lawn and Garden Month

It’s fitting that the month during which we celebrate Earth Day is also National Lawn & Garden Month. Spring in Maryland is finally in full force, and this is the ideal time to nurture and beautify your own small patch of earth – your yard or garden. Here are some earth-friendly ways to turn your…

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Fun Overload: When Good Times Get Out of Hand

March is a much anticipated month in Maryland, when many of us start shedding our winter layers in excited preparation for the coming spring. In addition to extra clothes, however, some folks also shed their common sense. There is such thing as having too much fun, and a few times illustrate that better than the…

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New Year, New Resolutions, New Insurance Rates

Resolving to make improvements to your health and habits in 2016 can do more than just improve your longevity, your quality of life, your appearance, and your attitude; it can also work to put more money in your pocket! How? Well, in addition to all the cash you’ll save by foregoing the daily double mocha…

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Backyard Summer Play

School’s out for summer, and that means that many parents in Maryland are opening their backyards to their children’s friends and neighborhood buddies. It’s a parent’s prerogative to keep all children safe, even those who are not their own; but did you know that you could be held liable if a child gets injured on…

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