Category: Safety

It’s sad but it’s true – crimes against businesses are on the rise, and an enterprise that thinks it is safe is probably an enterprise that needs to review the statistics and think again. Crimes are on the rise, and these include burglaries, theft, vandalism, trespassing, and many others. Thieves and burglars are becoming more daring and more sophisticated in their approaches, and the only…

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About ten years ago, the thought of CCTV camera systems in our vehicles was completely unthinkable – the technology simply wasn’t ready for it yet. Sure, the technology was there, but the costs were too high for it to have any real benefit. Times have changed, however, and right now the opposite seems to be true – it seems that not having the CCTV camera…

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Amazingly, accidents in the workplace still happen at an alarming rate. According to the Health and Safety Executive, 611,000 work-related injuries were reported last year, and a staggering 1.2 million people suffered from illnesses related to their work or workplace. And these are only the accidents and cases of work-related illness which were officially reported. Many more minor incidents occur which never make it into…

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The Cost of Energy Efficiency

Posted by January 23, 2014

The US Energy Information Association (EIA) expects the total U.S. electricity generation during 2013 will be 0.2% higher than 2012. They estimate that this will continue into 2014 with a 0.4% increase. The rising cost of generation fuels, (especially natural gas), is a key factor in the estimated increase in cost. The EIA says “during the upcoming winter months, residential electricity price will average 11.9…

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Sometimes we have a lot of items we do not want to throw away but have no room for in the house or office. This is where a self storage unit comes in.     For a small fee, your items are secured in a building for a specified period of time. While these units have saved so many people, lot of headache and money, it…

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If you are like many residents across the country, you have certainly noticed that continuous rise of energy costs in the United States. These higher prices have made it difficult for some families to fit this increase into their household budget, and have encouraged many other families to consider alternative energy options. These alternative options, including renewable energy solutions, are becoming increasingly popular throughout the…

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Choosing an external vendor to head up your business security strategy can be a difficult choice for many companies, especially those with limited budgets looking for value and a penetration testing company they can trust. Check out these top tips for choosing an IT security service for your business… Understand penetration testing In this area of expertise, it is all too easy to be swept…

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