Category: Safety

Spring Food Safety

Spring is here and summer is upon us, which is the time for cookouts and picnics with friends and family. During warmer weather, it is important to protect our family and ourselves from foodborne illnesses (FBI), which are diseases caused … Continue reading

Green Cleaning: Avoiding Asthma and Allergy Triggers

When you have a child with asthma, spring cleaning is taken to a whole new level. You want to eliminate asthma triggers such as pollen, dust mites, mold and pet dander, but you need to be aware of how the … Continue reading

Ohio’s New Booster Seat Law

Ohio’s Booster Seat Law will soon be in full effect Will your child be riding safely? After many years of hard work and advocacy, Ohio’s booster seat law will go into full effect on April 7, 2010. This new law … Continue reading

March 15-19 is Poison Prevention Week

Poisonings happen more often than car accidents or house fires. Each year, more than 1.2 million children ages 5 and younger are accidentally poisoned and 44 percent of these are from prescription drugs and other medicines.  Of the oral prescription … Continue reading

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