Category: Safety

New recommendations on safe sleep

New recommendations regarding safe sleep were recently released by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Unsafe sleep is a significant public health issues as approximately 3500 infants die annually in the United States from sleep-related infant deaths, including sudden infant death … Continue reading

Could your family escape in 2 minutes or less?

Every 86 seconds, a house fire breaks out in the U.S. Could your family get out in two minutes or less? That’s the amount of time that it takes for a close call to turn into a tragedy. If you … Continue reading

Fumes impact kids faster than adults

Many people turned on their heat recently to combat the chill of falling temperatures.  That means it’s a perfect time to take a few precautions to avoid the “silent killer” – carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless … Continue reading

Rules for safety on the school commute

Whether you walk, ride or drive, be safe getting to school School schedules are settling in, but don’t let your children get too comfortable with the commute and cut corners on safety.  Whether they walk, ride on a bus, in … Continue reading

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