Being Ready for the Unexpected: Your Emergency Preparedness Plan

An Emergency Preparedness Plan is important to establish and review before it becomes necessary to use. Having well-thought-out procedures in place can save lives, reduce property damage, and lessen the resulting disruption of daily business operations if an emergency occurs. Creating Your Plan According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a plan should begin […]

Fire Protection: Understanding the Fire Triangle

To best protect your business against possible fire and resulting losses, it is necessary to understand how the combustion process works. What is the Fire Triangle? The combustion process, better known as the Fire Triangle, has three components: heat, fuel, and oxygen. In order for fire to occur, all three need to be present. Since […]

Controlling Access: Managing who Enters your Facility

Restricting access to certain areas of your business facility by screening and identifying individuals before entry can significantly reduce incidents of theft, threats of terrorism, and violence in the workplace. Depending on the nature of your operation, some areas that may benefit from access control systems are high-value storage areas, safe/vaults, computer/telephone rooms, warehouses, or […]

Fire Protection: Suppression Methods

Fire protection is comprised of three distinct categories: building design, fire detection, and fire suppression. Fire suppression systems exist as the last line of defense if a fire occurs. They are the key players in containing and extinguishing fires. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has codes that dictate the operation and maintenance of virtually […]

Minimizing Risk against Product Liability in the Cannabis Industry

One of the major forms of risk for cannabis businesses is product liability. Although the conditions for this area of law vary state to state, it generally extends to not only hold manufacturers accountable, but also retailers, often citing strict liability, negligence, misrepresentation of theories, and/or express or implied warranties. This inclusion occurs largely to […]