Welcome to Our REALTOR® Safety Library
As safety week approaches, C.A.R. would like to remind you of the precautions you should take while on the job. Each week C.A.R. will provide you with handouts, articles, or office safety forms for you to download and keep for you, your associates, and your clients to review. Please look for safety tips throughout September in the Chicago Connection and on our Web site.
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CR Magazine: Safety Article
12 Safety Articles
Read, print and share with your associates!
52 Safety Tips
Read and share with your associates and clients!
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Keep it light.
Show properties before dark. If you are going to be working after hours, advise your associate or first-line supervisor of your schedule. If you must show a property after dark, turn on all lights as you go through, and don't lower any shades or draw curtains or blinds.
When you have a new client, ask him/her to stop by your office and complete a Prospect Identification Form (Find a copy online at www.REALTOR.org/Safety). Also, photocopy their driver’s license and retain this information at your office. Be certain to properly discard this personal information when you no longer need it.
Don’t be too public.
Limit the amount of personal information you share. Consider advertising without using your photograph, home phone number and/or home address in the newspaper or on business cards. Don’t use your full name with middle name or initial. Use your office address—or list no address at all. Giving out too much of the wrong information can make you a target.
Safety Presentation Handouts (PDF files)
Five sections of safety information! Print and share with your associates!
Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: Safety at the Office
Section 3: Safety with Clients
Section 4: Safety at Home
Section 5: Safety Resources
Office Safety Forms (MS Word Documents)
Downloads these customizable forms to help create office safety policies and guidelines.