Risk Control Bulletins
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.