Sweet and Baker Insurance Brokers, Inc. Blog: safety
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017The postal service guarantees service, rain or shine. Many businesses like to do the same. However, there are times that the weather can impact employees’ ability to work under safe conditions. Nonetheless, employers and employees can take safety precautions that make workplaces safer when adverse weather threatens. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 4, 2015Many people rely on safety crash test results when shopping for a new car. These tests place a representative dummy in the car and look at the result of various types of crashes, subsequently giving grades to cars based on how well they fare. However, since these tests started decades ago, the dummies have changed very little. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, October 14, 2014Standard homeowners policies generally cover a wide range of potential disasters, from tornadoes and windstorms, to fire and lightning strikes, to winter storm damage caused by weight of ice and snow. Most homeowners policies cover all the disasters listed below. Some policies provide coverage only for the first 10 listed. READ MORE >>
Thursday, September 4, 2014Despite California's ever-present risk of major earthquakes, the number of homeowners in the state with insurance coverage for quake damage has dipped significantly over the past several decades, from 33 percent in 1996 to just 10 percent today. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 24, 2014Setting up a backyard play set is like a rite of passage for parents. As this process continues, many parents begin to wonder if it will ever be done. Inevitably, the project gets finished, and it's all worth it once the children start enjoying it, but these slides, swings and ladders all have inherit dangers in them too. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, September 24, 2013If you are like most people shopping for a new car, safety ranks high among things you're looking for. Every new car must meet certain federal safety standards, but that doesn’t mean that all cars are equally safe. There are still important safety differences, and some vehicles are safer than others. READ MORE >>