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Fire Safety

Building inspections during school closures / Inspections des immeubles pendant la fermeture des écoles

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***Version française au bas de la page*** Unfortunately, it is in times like these, when it is known that many businesses have closed their doors, that there is an added risk to property owners. During school closures an inspection program can help reduce water damage, accidental fire, vandalism and deter arson. Inspections should be conducted every 48 hours to ensure the…

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A Good News Claims Story / Une histoire de sinistre qui se termine bien

By | Building Security, Claims, Facilities Management, Fire Safety, General Information, Insurance, Insurance Coverage | No Comments

When working in the insurance industry it is apparent that insurance is not generally a topic that is viewed by most in a very positive manner.  When you purchase an insurance policy, you are purchasing “a promise” that when a covered loss occurs that the claim will be paid promptly and fairly. OSBIE is a member owned non-profit insurance reciprocal…

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Finding the balance between fire safety and decorations / Trouver l’équilibre entre la sécurité-incendie et les décorations

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***Version française au bas de la page*** From holiday and seasonal decorations to the cultivation of effective learning environments, school staff put forward innovative ideas to enhance the student experience. The question arises whether this trend is problematic from a fire safety perspective, and whether there is a balanced school environment approach to fire risk and prevention in schools. There…

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