Risk Control Bulletins
Water, water all around—are you flood-smart?
When it comes to water, it’s best to prepare for a worst-case scenario. Damage caused by floodwater can be both devastating and tragic.
Above-Ground Oil Tanks
Oil tank, line and fitting failures and subsequent spills, as well as oil theft and / or attempted theft are growing problems.
Enormous rewards… and potential risks: Canadians have a proud history of providing humanitarian aid to individuals and families who are escaping conflict, persecution and human rights abuses in their homelands.
Fire Safety on Construction and Demolition Sites
Best Practices to Help Protect People and Property: Fire is often cited as the most dangerous hazard on both construction and demolition sites.
Maintaining Your Heritage Property
Protect the past. Safeguard the future: Heritage properties pay tribute to our nation’s history and our diverse cultures.
Get ready for spring… and potential flooding
While it may be hard to believe given today’s wind chill factor, winter is coming to an end. That’s the good news.
Arson: One of the Most Serious Threats to Places of Worship
The historic Holy Rosary Church in Windsor Ontario, a designated heritage building, was pelted with Molotov cocktails in broad daylight on May 2, 2013.
Church Fires Devastate Canadian Communities
During the past two months, a church in Port Alberni, BC, was totally gutted by fire, another on Newfoundland's Avalon Peninsula burnt to the ground, and a fire at a church in Stoney Creek, Ontario, was contained before it spread to the sanctuary.
Heating Oil Theft - A Seasonal Risk
Once again, thieves have stolen heating oil from a Church, this time in Atholville, New Brunswick.
Routine Maintenance Can Reduce Sprinkler Freeze-ups
During harsh Canadian winters, many automatic fire sprinkler systems freeze and rupture. The resulting damage can be both devastating and tragic.