Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplan

Indoor air quality is protected through a well-thought-out work plan that implements safe work practices throughout. The odors associated with off-gassing are one of the major indoor air quality complaints after the completion of a renovation project. Through careful material selection, minimizing the use of materials that are off-gas, and a work plan that encompasses […]

Understand flooring options for Safe and Healthy Renovations

Understanding what flooring options are easy to maintain and are cost-effective are two important factors in making your decision on what floor you want but another factor most people overlook when making that is what flooring options could affect my health. Let’s start with carpet, carpet offers acoustical and comfort benefits. However, from an indoor […]

The Delicacy of Invisible Dust and Infants

The Johnson family just moved into their new home. Their younger children run in and out of the back door to play in the yard. Their older children go in and out of the front door to visit with friends. Their infant spends time playing on the floor with toys while the parents go about […]

Do You Know The Most Dangerous Material In Your Pre-1980 Home?

Do you know what it is? And more importantly, do you know if you’re at risk? Let’s say you’re deciding whether or not to go with a new look with your kitchen or bathroom this summer before the holidays. You’ve created a checklist of things like New cabinets Paint Appliances Flooring. After doing some research […]

Building Safety Month

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default”][vc_column_text] Baxter Group, Inc. is celebrating Building Safety Month! Asbestos, mold, lead, renovations, you name it. We are always working hard to make buildings safer for our community.  We have been posting a Building Safety tip at the beginning of each week. […]

OSHA’s Toolbox Talks

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Paraquat: Accidental Poisonings

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Agricultural Practices and Groundwater

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Disinfect Drinking Water

Hurricanes, floods, or water pipe breakage can all result in an emergency situation where regular water service is disrupted or discontinued. In these situations, it is recommended to only use bottled water or water that has been properly disinfected for drinking, cooking, washing dishes and even for brushing your teeth. Boiling water will kill most […]

Flammable Classroom Chemicals

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