AAAGR Retailer E-Newsletter
September 2013.
The Association of All Great Retailers (AAGR) is a Farmers Insurance Workers Comp safety group dedicated to serving, promoting and protecting California retailers. Our mission is to provide the resources and tools that will assist our members in achieving their safety and business goals.  Optional Lin

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Why Your Company Needs a Portable AED
People often think sudden cardiac arrest is the same thing as a heart attack; they're dead wrong. The shocking truth about sudden cardiac arrest - that every year it kills twice as many people as colon cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer combined!

There is only one way to restart a heart and that's with a Automatic External Defibrillators. Each year onsite AEDs save 3 times more lives than waiting for emergency responders. 

Learn why it is so important to have one at your place of business and how it can save lives. 
Sick Building Syndrome
Sick building syndrome (SBS) is a situation in which occupants of a building experience acute health effects that seem to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified. The complaints may be localized in a particular room or zone, or may be widespread throughout the building.

Frequently, problems result when a building is operated or maintained in a manner that is inconsistent with its original design or prescribed operating procedures. Sometimes indoor air problems are a result of poor building design or occupant activities. 

Learn the symptoms and causes of Sick Building Syndrome from the National Safety Council. 
Retail Loss Prevention in the Age of Disco
From the National Retail Federation: An agent never forgets his first apprehension. In 1972, Greg Saputo was an entry-level store detective at Montgomery Ward. He vividly remembers his first shoplifter in a new animated short.