August 26 – 30 has been set aside to promote safety in and around the home. Did you know that the National Safety Council estimates that 245 people die of unintentional injuries at and near home every day? The purpose of National Safe At Home Week is to raise awareness of the need to stay safe at and […]
Preparing for a natural disaster should be a formality for all businesses. Who knows when a flood, earthquake or tornado will occur and result in your place of business getting damaged in some manner? Therefore, prepare your company for a natural disaster by including the following steps. The implementation of these methods may not come […]
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently released a report predicting there will be 8-13 named storms, 3-6 hurricanes, and 1-2 major hurricane during the 2014 hurricane season. While the 2014 season is forecasted to be at or below average, hurricanes like Sandy and Katrina have shown us the power one storm can wield. But by planning in advance, your business can […]
Independence Day is one of the summer’s most fun holidays with family and friends, fireworks and barbecues, but there are numerous ways children and pets can be injured during the festivities. ServiceMaster Restore is available to help your policyholders 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year- and that includes Independence […]
A parent’s worst fear is the safety of their family, during everyday life and especially in a disaster situation. At any time a family can be hit with flooding, hurricanes, tornados, storms, wildfires and any other natural disaster. The unfortunate thing about these circumstances is that they cannot be controlled, we are at the mercy […]
Today is Heat Awareness Day!
During extremely hot and humid weather the body’s ability to cool itself is affected. When the body heats too rapidly to cool itself properly, or when too much fluid or salt is lost through dehydration or sweating, body temperature rises and heat-related illnesses may develop. Heat-related illnesses […]
The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and property due to floods. Today we are sharing some great tools from several of our partners.
American Red Cross
Family Disaster […]
Be a Force of Nature: Take the next step during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
Severe Weather Preparedness Week started in 2012 with the previous year during the same week, spawning more than 300 tornadoes, claiming hundreds of lives and ranking as one of the largest tornado outbreaks in US History. In 2011 ServiceMaster restored […]
There are less than two weeks left of fall, Winter starts on December 21st. It’s time to light the fires and snuggle up in those flannel P.J’s with some hot chocolate. Before you light that fire, follow these few steps to make sure that your house is safe from a potential fire due to a messy […]
Lighting Up the Holidays
Part of the holiday fun is untangling masses of lights to decorate the tree or wrap around the scrubs. Share these tips with your clients to keep them and their homes safe this season*. Fires are a common occurrence around this time of year due to those that do not follow […]