With temperatures rising and summer right around the corner, boating season is fast approaching. Cruising around the lake on your boat or jet-ski is a popular activity for many people during the summer months, but the risks are often times over looked. These few tips can help protect you and your watercraft while still enjoying all the excitement of a hot summer day on the boat. Continue reading “Quick Tips For Staying Safe This Summer Boating Season”
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is set to publish April 3 a Final Rule increasing fine levels across the board for violations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. The increased fines will take effect 60 days from the April 3 publication. Continue reading “FMCSA increasing fines from regulatory violations”
CVS/pharmacy, which operates MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics inside many of its retail operations in 31 states and the District of Columbia, said its practitioners have been certified to perform U.S. DOT examinations for commercial drivers.
A law requiring drivers to see only medical professionals included on the National Registry was implemented in May 2014 to ensure that examinations were performed by certified medical professionals. MinuteClinic nurse practitioners and physician assistants are now included on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, it said. Continue reading “CVS/pharmacy MinuteClinic practitioners certified to perform DOT exams”
With winter behind us, it is common for homeowners to begin on new home renovation projects this time of year. Renovations are an excellent way to increase the value of your home, but also unfortunately make your home more vulnerable to certain risks. Major house fires can be caused by the ongoing work in your home. If a house is left vacant, it can become a target for burglary. To prevent potential disasters while renovating your home, follow these 9 common-sense rules from Property Casualty 360. Continue reading “Nine Safety Tips to Keep in Mind While Renovating Your Home”