There was a time not too long ago when many people did not see the need to wear seatbelts while in a car, and not only that, rarely were people putting their children in car seats. With the passing and enforcing of laws that require passengers to wear seatbelts and parents to ensure that children … Continue reading Seatbelt Laws Save Lives
Safety is the state of being protected from harm or danger. It is an important concern for individuals, businesses, and society as a whole. There are many different types of safety, such as workplace safety, home safety, and public safety. It is important to be aware of potential hazards and take steps to mitigate them to ensure the safety of oneself and others.
In today’s society, it has become increasingly important to keep your eyes open and alert when in public. There are too many people who are ready to take advantage of individuals, and are looking for every opportunity when they believe your guard is down. Consider the following tips to build your awareness of strangers without becoming paranoid: … Continue reading Stranger Awareness — Safety Information
Getting ready for a new addition to your family is a very exciting and anxious time! When the baby first arrives, he/she will obviously not be crawling around or walking (unless you are adopting an older baby), however, you will want to take care of some details to ensure the beginning of your baby’s life is … Continue reading Baby-Proofing Your Home — Safety Tips
What is it? How does it happen? Ways to prevent it from occurring. A colorless and odorless gas, carbon monoxide poisoning is sometimes referred to as the “silent killer”. It is difficult to know when being exposed to the deadly gas, as the symptoms are hard to diagnose and can include headache, dizziness, weakness, confusion, chest pain … Continue reading Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Signs and Prevention
If you live in the Midwest, you are likely quite familiar with what to do should you find out a tornado is heading your way. However, if you live on the West coast, East coast, or in the South, you are less likely to be familiar with the steps you need to take when a tornado … Continue reading What to do in the Event of a Tornado: Safety Advice and Tips
A campfire can be a lovely, fun family event in the fall. A house fire; however, gives an entirely new meaning to the word “fire”. Below are some tips to remember when instituting a fire safety plan for you and your family. Smoke alarms. Make sure every bedroom in your home has smoke alarms, including key hallways and … Continue reading Fire Safety & Emergency Preparedness — Tips and Prevention