How to Create an Emergency Plan

When it comes to emergencies, preparation is often the best defense. These tips can help prepare your Post should an emergency ever occur. The Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends creating a thorough emergency action plan that includes the following: A preferred method for reporting fires and other emergencies An evacuation policy and procedure [...]

October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Handle Workers’ Compensation Claims

Despite how successful your Post’s risk management program is, Post members and volunteers can still get injured at your Post. Workers’ Compensation insurance provides coverage for “on-the-job” injuries, including medical expenses and lost wages. This coverage applies regardless of fault and is written to follow individual state laws. Some states require this coverage, while others [...]

September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Natural Disaster Preparation for your Post

While you hope disaster never strikes, it always pays to be prepared. A few simple steps can help you make the best of a terrible situation, should your Post ever experience a natural disaster or extreme weather. Your buildings are likely your Post’s biggest assets, and can also be the most costly. With these tips, [...]

June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Memorial Day Safety Tips for Posts

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it is important to stay safe while remembering those who gave their lives serving in the armed forces. To celebrate the lives of those courageous men and women, many Americans host picnics and other outdoor gatherings. If your Post is hosting an event to honor the fallen, follow [...]

May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Important Roof Maintenance Tips

When is the last time you had your building’s roof inspected? If you can’t remember, or if it’s been longer than a year, get a roofing professional out to take a look. Ideally someone examine your Post’s roof every spring and fall to make sure nothing has been damaged by severe weather during the previous [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Safety Tips for Your Post

Your Post is likely your greatest asset, but could be your greatest risk. Implement these fire safety standards to ensure your Post is as safe as possible.   Identify the Nearest Emergency Exit Be sure the emergency exits in your Post are clearly identified and all members know their locations. Heed Fire Safety and Design [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business Auto Liability Coverage and Minimizing Risks

If your Post owns one or more vehicles, you need to have policies and guidelines in place to make sure that you choose carefully when determining who is allowed to drive them on your Post’s behalf. You also need to establish how the approved drivers should behave while operating those vehicles. Most importantly, those policies [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments