Category Archives: Safety Tips

emergency preparedness

The Importance of Emergency Preparedness

Natural disasters, accidents, and tragedy are bound to strike at times. While you can’t avoid them completely, you can help brace the impact when disasters occur. Emergency preparedness is the easiest way to lessen the damage when something bad happens. From taking your own steps at home to dialing into organizations made to help during […]

active shooter

How to Handle an Active Shooter Situation

In less than 24 hours, our Nation saw two mass shootings this month. As shooters opened fire in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the world sat back and watched yet another active shooter situation unfold in the United States. Tragically, the El Paso shooting was the 249th mass shooting of 2019. It may be […]

emergency situations

How to Handle Emergency Situations

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. A person grabs their chest in pain, someone choking at the dinner table, or someone passing out at a ball game are all common emergency situations. But, do you know how to handle these common emergencies? And, if you were around when they happened, would you know […]

Summer safety tips

Summer Safety Tips for Parents

Summer safety tips serve as a great reminder for parents as the school year comes to a close. By now the kids are itching to get out of school and summer days are already in full swing. Through all the excitement, it’s important to take a step back and review the top summer safety tips. […]

space heater safety

Space Heater Safety Tips

Space heater safety is important to consider in the winter months. Since many people turn to space heaters to keep their homes and offices warm, space heater safety tips can help prevent a major catastrophe. While opting to use a space heater may be a cost-saving option, it can also be dangerous if you don’t […]

Seasonal Safety Tips

Seasonal Safety Tips for an Enjoyable Holiday

Seasonal safety tips are a great way to keep the family happy and enjoy your time together. The holidays only come once a year, and you should be enjoying them. They are a time of togetherness, memory making, and giving. They should not be a time of trauma and illness or injury. The good news […]

Halloween safety tips

Halloween Safety Tips for the Entire Family

Halloween safety tips are an excellent reminder of things you can do to prevent accidents and injuries. Kids love the magic of Halloween. And so do many adults! What’s not to love? There’s trick-or-treating, classroom parties, community activities, and lots and lots of candy! And once the kids are settled, it’s time for the adults […]

video game safety

Video Game Safety for Children

Video game safety is a common topic of discussion these days. That’s because everywhere you turn, the latest and greatest technologies are being heavily marketed to your children. Electronics are present in most homes across America. Even educational institutions are turning to smart books, iPads, and other technological advances to teach children. So, even parents […]

babysitting courses

Babysitting Courses Benefits

Babysitting courses are important to ensure the safety of the little ones in your care. Whether you take one of the Red Cross babysitting courses or SafeSitter from your local EMS provider, the benefits of certification are immense. If you, or your teen, are responsible for the care and safety of babies and small children, […]

Falls Prevention

Falls Prevention Tips

Falls prevention is an important topic for people who have elderly persons in their family or for those who care for the elderly. As we get older, the likelihood of experiencing a fall grows. While many people can easily bounce back from a fall, falling when you are older can lead to serious injury. That’s […]