7 Dangerous Tools

Tools can be dangerous when improperly used. The rise of recent injuries with hand held tools are mainly attributed to do it yourself amateurs who have not been shown how to properly use a tool, read the product manual, or even watch a YouTube video....

Painting Safety

Painting, whether it’s a part of your job or just a temporary project, requires precaution. Paints contain certain chemicals that can cause adverse reactions. Like any chemical, the likelihood of experiencing a reaction, the extent, and type of effect on your health all depends on...

3 Safe Surface Materials For Playgrounds

The number one safety measure for playgrounds is the surface kids play on. No matter how well you supervise children and how well the equipment is designed with safety in mind, occasional falls are inevitable. Playgrounds with asphalt or concrete underneath can lead to serious...

Defensive Driving Tips As a Motorcyclist

One of the simplest things you can do to make sure your driving is safe is to practice defensive driving. This does not mean you have to drive extra slow, but you should use extra caution at all times, and remember that other vehicles are...

Preventing High Chair Injury

It’s not uncommon for a family with young children to have a high chair to help comfortably and safely spoon-feed their child. Unfortunately, many children are suffering injuries because of high chairs. Injuries from high chairs are on the rise, which suggests that guardians and...

Inflatable Pools Safety Tips

It’s no secret that in ground pools can be dangerous, especially for young children. The start of the summer season often comes with tragic stories about children drowning in pools. Parents might try to minimize their child’s risk by avoiding in ground pools altogether and buying...

Watching Out For Road Gators

Summertime is approaching and that means it’s also peak road trip season. During this time, there’s an increase in “road gators” on interstates with speed limits of 70 or 75mph. What is a road gator? They are pieces of tire that lie on the road...

How to Prevent Heatstroke

Experiencing heat exhaustion is more than just experiencing heat. In fact, if let untreated, heat exhaustion can lead to heatstroke, a life-threatening condition. What causes heat exhaustion is exposure to high temperatures, high humidity and strenuous physical activity. Heatstroke occurs when your body temperature reaches...

Basic Ladder Safety

Ladders are handy devices that can be used for a number of different purposes. Unfortunately, ladders can also be very dangerous if not used carefully. Ladder-related accidents account for almost 200,000 emergency room visits each year. Each year, 300 deaths are linked to ladder accidents. Here...

Poison Proof Your Home

Our homes hold many products that are poisonous and could be extremely dangerous if we swallow or come in contact with them. Each year, over 2.3 million people (more than half younger than age 6) swallow or come in contact with a substance that is...