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...

Fall Prevention Tips In Your Home

To most of us, our home is one of the safest places we can be. Although this is generally true, we can easily become injured in our safe space if we’re not careful enough. Falls at home are very common and more often that not,...

Dangers of Cloudy Headlights

As cars age, it isn’t unusual for their headlights to go from clear to having a yellow and cloudy appearance over time. This cloudy appearance is caused by the ultra-violet light from the sun. Not only does your car look old and dirty with cloudy...

Shopping Cart Danger for Kids

Stores can be a dangerous place for children for many reasons. They run the risk of getting lost, kidnapped or injured. In 1947, manufacturers began to add child seats to shopping carts in order to provide a place where children can be under the watchful...

Rollover Prevention

One of the most devastating types of road accidents and the one with a higher rate of fatalities is a vehicle rollover. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 275,000 rollover accidents occur every year. Vehicle rollovers are responsible for claiming...

Safety Tips For Railroad Crossings

To many, staying safe around railroad crossings seems like its common sense. Unfortunately, the statistics surrounding railroad crossings begs to differ. According to the Federal Railroad Administration, in 2009 there were 532 highway/rail grade crossing collisions in the US. Of that number, 200 were seriously...