Don’t Let Your Halloween Go Up in Flames

Oct 29, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Halloween can be a ton of fun, resurrecting witches and zombies or dressing as your favorite superhero! Without proper precaution, though, Halloween can also be a dangerous time of year. Did you know? The United States sees an overall increase of fires on Halloween with 15,500 fires and $92 million in… Continue reading

The Fire is Out…Now What??

Oct 17, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC Each year, in the United States, there are approximately: 6,000 fires in the workplace 200 workers’ deaths and 5,000 injuries from office fires and explosions (Cited from OSHA facts Read our blog How to Prevent That Spark for tips to prevent an office fire. But, in the event a fire… Continue reading

How to Prevent that Spark

Oct 13, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC So far this month, we have covered which items to have around your office or building, having an evacuation plan, and how to use one of the main tools to combat a small fire – the fire extinguisher. Here are some everyday tips to prevent an office fire: Tidy up Throw… Continue reading

Remember the PASSword!

DKI Fire Extinguisher Steps graphic with image of fire extinguisher

Oct 7, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC You are probably familiar with the fire extinguisher, but do you know how to use one? You should always have a Class A fire extinguisher at home and at your place of work. Class A is used for the most common type of fires – wood, paper, fabrics, plastics, cardboard, rubber,… Continue reading

Stop, Drop And Roll…What Else is There to Know?

Oct 1, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC In the case of a fire at work, be aware of your surroundings. Ensure you know the location of each of the following fire alarms: Designate a group of safety wardens and hold routine fire drills. This number will vary due to office and building size. If you’re a small company,… Continue reading

Be Prepared…When Disaster Strikes

Sept 18, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC In observance of National Preparedness Month, here are a few tips to prepare your place of business for an emergency disaster. Emergencies can strike at any time, and can range from fires and floods to tornadoes and earthquakes. It’s important to be prepared – know your region and have a plan.… Continue reading

Personal Evaluation…Would You Hire You?

Sept. 24, 2014 By: Chelsea Haley, DKI Ventures, LLC How you dress in the workplace might affect your clients and others within the company. People tend to form judgments of another person based on first impressions – usually one’s physical appearance. Here are some tips to help you “dress for success:” Size Matters: Tailor your suits. Avoid clothing too baggy… Continue reading

Do You Know the Truth About Lightning?

June 19, 2014 By: Zack Miller, DKI Ventures, LLC How much do you REALLY know about lightning and what it is capable of? Although it may not seem like a threat to our society, lightning is actually more deadly than you would think. According to National Geographic News, it is considered to be “one of the leading weather-related causes of… Continue reading