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5 Safety Essentials for Lodges to Have on Hand

Just like a home or vehicle, there are many things you can do to upkeep and maintain safety protocol at your Lodge. Implement these 5 safety essentials:

  1. Fire extinguishers

All buildings and homes should have primary fire extinguishers, as well as supplementary extinguishers. Your local fire department should be able to help you determine overall fire safety standards for your Lodge, including the correct number of fire extinguishers and where to place them.

  1. Smoke / Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Place smoke detectors on every floor of your Lodge and one in the kitchen. Test the batteries monthly, and change batteries yearly.

Carbon monoxide detectors help identify unsafe levels of carbon monoxide gas, an odorless, tasteless gas that can be lethal in large quantities. Like smoke detectors, they should be placed […]

June 18th, 2018|

Grill Safety Tips

With summer holidays and three-day weekends just around the corner, it is important to stay safe while enjoying the warm weather and the company of your Lodge members. As you begin hosting picnics, grill outs and other summer events, be sure to assess the risks of these events and implement safety measures when possible.

One of the most dangerous elements of summer get-togethers? Grills. Follow these tips to stay safe around the grill:

Using the Grill

After a cold winter and rainy spring, nothing beats food off the grill. Despite being one of the best parts of summer gatherings, manning the grill can be dangerous.

Before using a grill, thoroughly clean any grease, dust or food remnants from the previous use. Check the tubes leading into the burner for any blockages from insects […]

May 31st, 2018|

Fire Safety Tips for Your Lodge

Your Lodge is likely your greatest asset, but could be your greatest risk. Implement these fire safety tips to ensure your Lodge is as safe as possible.


Identify the Nearest Emergency Exit
Be sure the emergency exits in your Lodge are clearly identified and all members know their locations.

Heed Fire Safety and Design Guidelines
Walkways and doorways should accommodate any mobility impairment an individual may have. For example, doorways should accommodate a wheelchair’s width, and flooring material should accommodate artificial limbs, walkers, or canes.

Install Smoke Alarms
The single most important step you can take is to install smoke alarms throughout the Lodge. A working smoke alarm can make a vital difference in the event of a fire. Test batteries monthly, and replace them annually.  If your smoke alarms are hardwired (connected to the […]

March 29th, 2018|