A simple “wet floor” safety sign can mean the difference between a normal day at your Post and a trip to the emergency room. According to OSHA, there’s a link between safety signage and accident occurrence. Without a proper sign, it’s difficult for others to take safety precautions around the hazards. Proper safety signage warns about common hazards and protects your
A successful risk management program can protect your members from harm and your Post from associated costs. Because of the program’s importance, Post leadership should hold the responsibility of the risk management program planning.
When implementing a risk management program, consider the following fundamentals:
- State the reasons for having the program. These objectives will determine the depth and scope of the program’s development.
If your Post owns one or more vehicles or if someone is driving on your Post’s behalf, it is important to have Business Auto Liability and/or Hired and Non-Owned Auto Liability Insurance in place. You also need to have policies and guidelines in place to make sure that you choose carefully when determining who is allowed to drive them on your
With the holiday season fully upon us, many Posts are ready to decorate. During this joyous season, it is important to consider holiday decorating safety. Whether your Post decorates a small Charlie Brown tree or goes full Chevy Chase, keep your Post’s property and members safe with these tips:
Indoor Holiday Decorating Safety Tips
- If your Post purchases a live tree, check for
Once the winter weather is on its way out, it’s the perfect time to do some property maintenance to prepare for the next season.
Here are some things to take care of now:
- Have your air conditioner unit(s) inspected, cleaned and serviced if necessary.
- Pressure-wash your sidewalks to remove any dirt, debris or remaining ice melt and sand.
As winter wraps up, it is a good time to consider a roof inspection. Ideally, you should have someone take a look every spring and fall, just to make sure nothing has been damaged by severe weather during the previous seasons. If you can’t remember the last time your Post’s roof was inspected, or even if it’s been more than a year,