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Important Safety Tips to Make the Most of Summer Fun–Infographic

Important Safety Tips to Make the Most of Summer Fun

Summer is here and that means summer sun and summer fun. You don’t want to miss a minute of summer fun so follow these important safety tips to enjoy your summer instead of spending it at the ER.   Burgers, Hot Dogs and Salmonella? Summer is the season of backyard barbecues and spending time outside with family and friends. Independence Day is just around the corner and most of us will find ourselves flipping burgers behind the grill or bringing a container of grandma’s famous potato salad to the party.... Read More

Happy Holidays from Roper Insurance

The holiday season is a wonderful time for us to remember the friends, customers and associates who help our business and make our jobs a pleasure all year long. Our business would not be possible without your continued support. So we’d like to take this moment to say thank you and send our best wishes to you, your staffs and your families. May your holiday season and the new year be filled with much joy, happiness and success. We look forward to working with you in the coming year and... Read More

How to Reduce Stress and Enjoy the Holidays More at Work

How to Reduce Stress and Enjoy the Holidays More at Work

The winter holidays are a fun time of year for most of us. They also can be a stressful time of year between family obligations, financial stresses and work obligations. If you let it, the holiday season can become something to be dreaded instead of celebrated. This is the busiest time of year for many businesses, like Roper Insurance, which results in a necessity of additional shifts and overtime at many companies. For working parents, there are also a whole lot of school and other events they need to attend... Read More

9 Tips for Summer Picnic Safety

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This weekend is Memorial Day, the unofficial start of the grilling season. Summer is a great time for cookouts, picnics and all kinds of outdoor fun. Don’t let foodborne illness spoil your summer. Follow these 9 tips for summer picnic safety to make sure your next outing doesn’t end with a trip to the emergency room. Wash your hands thoroughly before handling food and utensils. Unless you are planning to picnic the next day or are freezing food, do not prepare meals ahead of time to prevent bacteria growth. Cool... Read More

Fireworks Safety Tips for a Fun and Fabulous Fourth

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Independence Day is just around the corner and fireworks are a staple of many Independence Day and other summer celebrations, but you need to remember to take precautions to ensure your special event is safe and accident-free. The Risks Unfortunately, many people do not realize just how dangerous fireworks and sparklers can be—which is a primary reason that injuries occur. Fireworks can not only injure the users, but can also affect bystanders. Bottle rockets and firecrackers can fly in any direction and may explode on or near someone instead of... Read More

How to Decorate Safely for the Holidays

Decorate Safely for the Holidays

Holiday decorating is festive and fun and helps add to the beauty and mood of the holidays. It also increases some safety risks around the home or office. Follow these simple tips to help you decorate safely for the holidays this year. Christmas Tree Safety Make sure you are buying the freshest tree possible. To check for freshness, follow these simple steps: A fresh tree is green. Fresh needles are hard to pull from branches. When bent between your fingers, fresh needles do not break. The trunk butt of a fresh tree... Read More