Category: Safety

10 easy tricks for a safe Halloween

It’s that time of year again when our little ghosts and goblins (or princesses in my house) will be out in the neighborhood looking for treats.  Unfortunately, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed … Continue reading

Are you aware of these advertising dangers

A couple weeks ago I was pulling together images to be used an ad promoting bicycle helmet use and I spent a huge amount of time going through stock photo images looking for a photo that actually showed a child … Continue reading

Safe on our streets

Today is International Walk to School Day! It’s one of my favorite days of the year because Dayton Children’s and Safe Kids Greater Dayton partner with local schools to teach kids about pedestrian safety.  The Walk This Way program, sponsored … Continue reading

Your fire prevention week conversation

It’s Fire Prevention Week which means that it’s a great time to check and make sure your smoke detectors are properly working, to schedule furnace maintenance and have a conversation with your family about what to do in the event … Continue reading

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