El Niño’s Impact on 2024
The influence of El Niño in 2024 is a significant concern in climate forecasts. If the current climate patterns persist, there is a potential for 2024 to surpass 2016 as the hottest year on record. Climate scientists anticipate a notable temperature increase, as typically seen in the year following a strong El Niño.
BIOHAZARD CLEANUP FOR PROPERTY MANAGERS
Whether there has been an accident, death, or other traumatic event at your condo or strata property, it can be a highly stressful and emotional time. It’s also a time when you need reliable and professional trauma scene and biohazard cleanup services.
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 8 – 14, 2023
This year’s theme for Fire Prevention Week is “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention™.” The #1 cause of house fires, accounting for 42% of reported incidents, is cooking.
COMMON HAZARDS WITH ELECTRICAL CORDS IN THE WORKPLACE
If used improperly, electrical cords can present a variety of hazards in the workplace, including tripping accidents, electric shocks and even deadly fires. A key component of office safety, especially office fire safety, is to keep all electrical cords properly maintained and correctly placed in the work environment.
Take Action And Reduce Expensive Water Damage
Water damage has become one of the leading causes of property damage in the country, with an estimated annual cost of $2 billion. Almost half (42%) of all property claims are related to water damage, making it among the top threats to homeowners.
EMERGENCY TIPS FOR POWER OUTAGES
Most power outages are short-term, but some can last days or even weeks. Power outages are most commonly caused by damage to power lines by extreme weather conditions such as ice storms, heavy rains, sleet or high winds, but heat waves can also cause electric power systems to overload.
The Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund
The Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) is a ground-breaking initiative led by Infrastructure Canada aimed at fortifying communities across the nation against the mounting challenges of climate change.