Safety Tips

Safety Tip: Personal Protective Equipment (Are You Dressed For the Occasion)? Wearing the proper clothing and personal protective equipment on the job is critical. Appropriate clothing is your first and often only line of defense against many safety and health hazards. Proper clothing: is Key. Simple as it may sound, you must dress for the […]

Winter Safety Tips

As heatin We should also check for overloading of electrical outlets, and misuse of extension cords. Always check for candles left burning as a source of light in the event of major power outage.   The winter season also brings with it snow and ice storms. When the temperature starts dropping into the freezing zone, […]

FEMA Winter Precautions

Dangerously low temperatures are in the forecast and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants individuals and families to be safe when faced with the hazards of cold temperatures.  “Subfreezing temperatures can be dangerous and even life-threatening for people who don’t take the proper precautions,” said Andrew Velasquez III, FEMA […]

Kitchen Fires

Are you ready? Are you completing regular property inspections? Is your property protected? Are your residents educated on fire safety?  All of these are essential in fire prevention and protection of your property.  Most people believe fires can only happen to other people – not to me and not in my home  Yet, over 80 […]

Fire Safety Tips

Increase the frequency of property inspections by your maintenance staff. During each inspection, make sure to check all electrical outlets for possible overloading in the living areas, bedrooms, porches, and balconies. Check for any extension cords being used for portable heaters or any appliance that is a heavy user of electrical current. Do not use […]

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Slip, trip and falls are your Housing Authority’s Number One Loss Cause year after year after year from a liability standpoint. Let’s be proactive rather than reactive because this type of claim can and should be prevented. Try these SAFETY TIPS at your properties. They really work: