Enjoying the Holidays … Safely

Daryl Powers : December 11, 2015 10:05 pm : News and Events
Holiday safety tips for family and friends

Enjoying the Holidays … Safely

Daryl Powers : December 11, 2015 9:56 pm : Family Safety, Fire Safety, Holiday Safety, Safety Awareness Tips
The holiday season is one of the most enjoyable times of the year. A time to spend with family and friends.  However, it is also very important to keep safety in mind.  Statistics show that accidents and injuries typically increase during the winter holiday season.  Here are some helpful holiday safety tips to help keep your family and friends safe during this special time of year. Spending Time With Family And Friends When family and friends come to call, make sure everyone remains happy and healthy with these tips: If you are hosting a holiday dinner party, turn handles of pots and pans on the stove inward so children can’t reach them.  Keep hot foods and drinks away from counter edges. more »

Safety Trends: Our Top Picks For Safety Posts From July

Daryl Powers : August 6, 2014 7:29 pm : News and Events
Here’s Our Picks For The Top Safety Posts From July

Safety Trends: Our Picks For Top Safety Posts From July

Daryl Powers : August 6, 2014 7:28 pm : Safety Awareness Tips, Safety Culture
Hot Topic: Ladder Safety Ladder Safety Q & A  Ladder hazards often overlooked in the workplace Safety Equipment What you should consider before buying head protection for your workers Infograpic: The Basics of PPE Choosing the right safety equipment can help employees feel more confident General Safety Issues Lockout/Tagout programs falling short in Food Industry Can Supervisors be personally liable for untrained employee’s injuries? How to work safely on roofs Ten ways to prevent eye injuries at work Safety Orientation: What new employees need to know  

Focus On Safety: Back To School Safety Tips

Daryl Powers : August 5, 2014 4:26 pm : Family Safety, Safety Awareness Tips
As the final days of Summer wind down, parents and children alike start to think about that annual ritual of late August/Early September: the first day of school. The first day of school is a time of excitement and anticipation for many children as they look forward to reconnecting with friends and taking on the challenges of a new grade. The beginning of school is also a time when children and adults need to be aware of the risk of  injuries due to the rise of pedestrian, bicycle, school bus, and motor vehicle activity. More children are on the road each morning and afternoon and many drivers’ patterns change as there tends to be more vehicle traffic on the roads since more »

Focus On Safety: Summer Safety Tips

Daryl Powers : June 30, 2014 5:04 pm : Family Safety, Safety Awareness Tips
Summer is here and we are all spending more time outdoors.   Whether your are at work, relaxing at home or exploring the great outdoors, it is important to always keep your safety in mind.  Here are some basic Summer safety tips that can keep the fun in the sun safe for you and your whole family. Keep Yourself Covered! When talking about keeping yourself “covered” we mean more than just trying to stay in the shade.  Keeping yourself covered also pertains to wearing sunscreen, insect repellent and the proper clothing for the area you plan to be in. Sunscreen: Use plenty of sunscreen with an SPF rating of at least 15 or higher.  Reapply every two hours that you more »

Summer Driving Safety

Daryl Powers : June 4, 2014 4:51 pm : Family Safety, Holiday Safety, Safety Awareness Tips
The Summer months are officially in full swing which for many families means the annual vacation is just around the corner. More and more families are opting to save money by going on trips that involve driving to the location rather than flying. As more people take to the roads this Summer to travel to their vacation destination, it is important to brush up on basic driving safety skills before you set out on your family getaway. Prevention and planning go along way in avoiding many highway breakdowns and crashes. Here are some basic tips to make it a safe and happy trip for the whole family: Before You Go: Vehicle Maintenance Make sure your vehicle’s routine maintenance is up more »

Focus On Safety: Home Safety Month

Daryl Powers : May 30, 2014 8:35 pm : Family Safety, Safety Awareness Tips
For most families, June signifies the end of another school year and the official start of Summer.  This also means that many children will be spending more time at home during the day. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 9 million children between birth and age 19 are seen for injuries in U.S. emergency rooms each year. June is National Home Safety Month and is the perfect time to take a few simple steps to make sure your home is a safe environment for the ones you love. Here are some basic tips for different Summertime activities that can keep everyone happy and safe: Backyard & Pool Safety Supervise young children at all times when more »

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