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
With summer holidays and long weekends upon us, it is important to stay safe while enjoying the warm weather and the company of your Post members. As you begin hosting picnics, grill outs and other summer events, be sure to assess the risks of these events and implement safety measures when possible.
One of the most dangerous elements of summer get-togethers? Grills. Follow
Whether your Post loses power for one day or one week, it is important to prepare your Post for a power outage. Whether caused by ice, snow or thunderstorms, a power outage may cause food spoilage, prevent the use of medical devices and disrupt water and communications.
How to Prepare in Advance
- Always have an emergency kit with water, non-perishable food, emergency contact
Posts that sell or serve alcohol face many risks. If your Post serves alcohol to a minor or visibly intoxicated patron, the results can be serious. Your Post could face administrative and criminal fines, as well as claims for damages that a person might cause after leaving your establishment. However, by educating your servers, you can make a difference for your Post
You’ve worked hard to save for you and your family’s future. Don’t underestimate the importance of protecting those financial assets.
A way many people protect their assets is by diversifying them. By using multiple financial assets—stocks, bonds, cash and more—risk is better managed.
You can also start a trust to hold, manage and distribute your assets according to your wishes. It can protect 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
Pets are part of the family, and pet insurance can be a great way to care for them. You pets are your companions, your cuddle buddies, your feet warmers. They make you laugh when they fall for the laser pointer and make you proud when they master a new trick. They keep you active and keep life interesting. Even when they get
Leaders make daily decisions that impact the success of their Posts. As a leader, these VFW members are expected to accept the same guidelines and duties that the heads of major corporations follow: the duties of diligence, loyalty and care.
Despite leaders having the best interests of the Post at heart, mistakes can be made, and members or other Post employees may question
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, unintentional injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease, cancer and chronic lower respiratory diseases.1
No matter how careful you may be, you are always at risk at home, at work, in the car or even on vacation. Despite this risk, few people are prepared for the sudden,