What You Need To Know: Poison Prevention

Did you know that almost all poisonings happen in the home? According to statistics cited on the Poison Help’s website, more than 90% of the time, this is the case. The rooms where poisonings are most likely to occur are the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. This is why every March, National Poison Prevention Week occurs. It’s important to be aware of how to prevent poisoning … Continue reading What You Need To Know: Poison Prevention

New Year Resolutions for a Safer Family

With a new year often come resolutions. Many people focus on personal goals, but there are awesome resolutions you can make with your family to promote a safer, more peaceful year. It’s always good to have goals, especially when you have great resources to help you make them a reality. These ideas aren’t very difficult, but can have a great impact on your family’s life. … Continue reading New Year Resolutions for a Safer Family

Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than a week from now! If you are hosting thanksgiving this year, hopefully you’re getting ready to serve  a fun, stress-free, safe dinner for your friends or family to enjoy. Whether you’ve done it for the last 10 years or this is your very first Thanksgiving, here are some things to remember to keep everyone safe. Got a turkey question? Help is … Continue reading Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids About Home Security

Home security techniques are very important even for kids to know! There are a couple of ways that you can make it fun for them to learn more about how to keep themselves safe at home. Having a monitored security system is a great first step, but it’s important for children to be able to understand what that system means to them and how they … Continue reading Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids About Home Security

Backpack Safety: What You Need To Know

A backpack is an essential part of any school child’s life, but how much do you know about using a backpack safely? If your children’s bags are stuffed full of heavy supplies/ textbooks, they might be causing health problems including back or shoulder pain and poor posture. If your child complains about the weight, is experiencing numbness or tingling, or visibly struggles while picking up … Continue reading Backpack Safety: What You Need To Know

National Preparedness Month 2016

National Preparedness Month is a time to brush up on your preparedness for emergencies. It’s almost the end of September but it’s not too late! This year’s theme is focusing on the ways in which you should be prepared for any number of emergencies. Following the hashtag #NatlPrep will allow you to keep up with tips all month long. Ready.gov is encouraging us to focus on … Continue reading National Preparedness Month 2016

National Night Out Events 2016

Have you heard about National Night Out? Whether you realize it or not, your neighborhood is your first line of defense when it comes to your home’s security. National Night Out is an annual event aims to build communities in neighborhoods to promote safety and understanding. In many cases these events are hosted by police departments and are a great resource for your community. Building … Continue reading National Night Out Events 2016

What You Need To Know: National Safety Month 2016

It’s time again for National Safety Month. This year’s themes give you tangible areas to look at to make sure you’re being safe at home, work and when you’re out in the world. Keeping your family safe in a sometimes dangerous world can be overwhelming but this  campaign exists to help you take specific areas of safety into consideration. We are also going to share … Continue reading What You Need To Know: National Safety Month 2016

Why Your Kids Needs an ID Document

Do you have an ID document for your child? Though no one wants to think about it, approximately 2,000 children are reported missing every day. Many of those children show up or are found, but to facilitate quickly finding a missing child, an ID document can be very helpful. It’s a relatively easy to be prepared for this emergency. Having your child’s biographical information in … Continue reading Why Your Kids Needs an ID Document