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Protect Your Eyes From UV Rays

PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM UV RAYS The sun releases energy, called radiation, in various forms: in the sunlight you see, the heat you feel and the invisible ultraviolet (UV) rays that cause sunburn. UV rays from the sun can also damage your eyes and hurt your vision. Dangers of UV Rays There are two types…
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How Should You Prepare for a Vacation?

HOW SHOULD YOU PREPARE FOR A VACATION? There are a number of hazards that could affect your home while you’re away, including lightning, theft and flooding. In order to keep your property safe while you’re on vacation, consider the following: Unplug small appliances and electronic devices. Stop the newspaper and mail. To do this online,…
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Summer Swimming Pool Safety

SUMMER SWIMMING POOL SAFETY Though splashing and diving is carefree fun, owning a backyard pool comes with serious responsibilities, too. From poolside party safety tips to supervision, there are many general safety precautions you can take to make sure your friends and family enjoy your pool safely. Here are some general recommendations for swimming pool…
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Form I-9 and Your Employees

FORM I-9 AND YOUR EMPLOYEES The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) took effect in 1986 to prevent the employment of illegal aliens in the United States. IRCA requires employers to hire and retain only individuals authorized to work in the United States, and imposes strict penalties on those that knowingly employ illegal aliens. To…
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FBI Urges Consumers to Reset Their Routers to Prevent Malware Attack

FBI URGES CONSUMERS TO RESET THEIR ROUTERS TO PREVENT A MALWARE ATTACK Recently, researchers at Talos—a cyber intelligence unit of Cisco—warned consumers of malware (malicious software) that specifically targets networking devices. The malware, which is known as VPNFilter, impacts an estimated 500,000 routers worldwide, particularly targeting devices from the following manufacturers: Linksys MikroTik Netgear QNAP…
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