September is National Preparedness Month

September is recognized in the United States as National Preparedness Month. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the goal is to help individuals, families, and businesses be more prepared for and able to respond to any emergency, from natural disasters to terrorist attacks. Taking steps to ensure that your family is prepared for a [...]

September 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Planning for the Worst: What Every Business Needs

In one of our first Norris Inc. Blog posts, back in January, we covered the importance of having a prepared, readily-implemented workplace emergency response protocol in place for handling an emergency or critical security threat. We have since supplemented the information and would like to once again share some of the steps that schools, businesses, [...]

September 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

6 Ways to Strengthen Childcare Security

Last week, as kids started their back-to-school routines, we posted some tips to help keep everyone safe as they get to and from school, but what about the not quite school-age kiddos spending their days at either a daycare or preschool? Whether you are a childcare provider, or parent, ensuring that young children have a [...]

September 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Creating a Safety Culture in the Workplace

In 2014, there were nearly 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics from private industry employers. The leading causes include overexertion, from tasks such as heavy lifting, falls, and being struck by objects or equipment. While some accidents and illnesses may be unavoidable, developing a strong safety culture in [...]

September 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The True Cost of Drinking and Driving

As we enter into a long holiday weekend, we put together an infographic to show some of the direct costs that result from receiving a driving under the influence charge and remind you that it is never, ever worth the risk to drive drunk. Please keep in mind that does not take into consideration indirect costs, such as [...]

September 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments