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Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents

While preparing to leave for work, I was watching the weather forecast and was astonished to see that the temperature will be in the 60’s this week! That’s unheard of for December in the Midwest. If we do not get…

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Have a Safe and Spooktacular Halloween!

Halloween is nearly upon us and there are sure to be ghouls and goblins knocking on your door demanding sugary treats. Let’s review some basic tips to keep these little “monsters” safe while out trick-or-treating.

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Study Up on School Bus Safety

This week is National School Bus Safety Week. With approximately 26 million children in the U.S. riding the bus to school each day, we all need to be reminded of the special safety hazards that accompany school bus transportation. Keep these…

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The ABCs of Fire Extinguishers – What You Need to Know

It might seem hard to believe, but there are some people that feel fire extinguishers are not a valuable fire protection method. The fact is, most people have limited knowledge of fire extinguishers and their intended use. A fire extinguisher…

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Play It Safe at the Playground: Parental Supervision Required

Warmer weather is on its way and that means more time spent enjoying activities outdoors . The swimming pool, ball diamond, and playground are all fun places to be during the summer, but they also offer plenty of opportunity for injury, especially…

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Trim Your Tree with Safety!

Ready or not, the holiday season is here.  In addition to celebrating with family and friends, many people celebrate by decorating their homes.  However, along with this tradition comes an increase in the chance of fire.  Based on data from…

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Don’t Get Burned: Check Your Smoke Detectors!

This probably isn’t the most original topic for a blog.  My guess is there are more than a few blogs out there about smoke detectors.  So why write one? First, let me tell you a little bit about myself.  I…

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