Tag Archives: Home safety

Holiday safety tips, games and gifts

December holds lots of safety hazards, especially around burning candles, dry Christmas trees and houses sealed up for the winter.  NFPA (National Fire Prevention Association offers safety tips, games for children, holiday gift tags and a lot more. For Project … Continue reading

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Falls from ladders can be fatal

Spring has arrived and with it construction season, and home repair season.  Ladders and falls from height do not discriminate between work activities and home activities, or what season it is.  When you think of it, how many people do … Continue reading

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“Take 3” actions to prevent flu

The CDC advises three actions to prevent or reduce flu:  Get a vaccine Take everyday actions Take flu antiviral drugs if prescribed. Everyday actions are simple steps: Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze Wash hands frequently with soap … Continue reading

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Safety tip for Halloween and Daylight Savings Time

Halloween Safety:  We want the kids to all come home safe.  Make sure masks and costumes do not block their vision.  Reflective vests are an effective way to make sure cars see you in the dark.  Have the kids carry … Continue reading

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Stay visible

With the days getting shorter, it gets dark earlier.  We want you to stay safe at work and at home.  If you walk or run in the mornings or evenings, be certain to wear visible clothing, including high visibility vest.  … Continue reading

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June is Home Safety Month

Off the job injuries cost more than on the job injuries.  While employers may not pay directly when an employee sustains an off the job injury, they pay indirectly when an employee loses work due to an injury or is … Continue reading

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Fire sprinklers help protect the environment

As captured on video, FM Global and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition conducted a study looking at the environmental impact of fires.  Setting up two identical living rooms, they measured the pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions and water usage when both … Continue reading

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Safety Tip: Stroke awareness

Sherry Wings, our first aid/CPR instructor, has this reminder: Do you know this simple stroke test? F.A.S.T. Face, is the smile/lips/mouth/eye/eyebrow equal or dripping. Arms – close eyes, raise arms palms up, can they hook them up or does one … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time: Time to check smoke detectors

Change your clock, check your smoke detector and carbon monoxide detector batteries. You can change them now or wait till fall, but at least check them. It is also a good time to have a fire drill. Everyone should know … Continue reading

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Safety Tips for Home and Work

NFPA has easy to read handouts on home safety, with tips that apply to the workplace as well.  These handouts come in different languages, and include mostly graphics, so they are easy for anyone to follow.  These easy to read … Continue reading

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