In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, experts at the ChubbGroup of Insurance Companies recommend safety tips when returningto a business or home after a flood, hurricane or severe storm.

The Warren, N.J.-based Chubb said to use common sense and followall emergency rules, laws and regulations. It cautioned that savinga home or business and possessions, no matter how important, is notworth risking life or permanent injury.

o Enter a home or building carefully. If the door sticks, itcould mean the ceiling is sagging. If the door is forced open,pause to allow debris to fall.

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