Archive for 'Safety'

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

The Dangers of Spring Flooding

During springtime, flooding, thin ice and rushing waters can lead to tragedy. But there are ways to keep kids safe from spring water runoff and rains. Every year we hear of someone who has drowned in [...]

Toy Safety

Toy Safety

How to choose toys that are fun and safe this holiday season. Toy Safety When it comes to toy shopping for children, it’s important to look at the age recommendations on the packaging.  After all, the [...]

Outdoor Poisons

Outdoor Poisons

What every parent needs to keep in mind when it comes to outdoor poisons. Outdoor Poisons Now that spring is here, so is the gardening season and with it, potential hazards.  While many municipalities now ban [...]

Bikes, Trikes and Safety

Bikes, Trikes and Safety

A few cycling safety tips for children who are too young to cycle! Bikes, Trikes and Safety Well now that spring is upon us, out come the bicycles. Of course, bike safety is important for all [...]

Rural Safety for Children

Rural Safety for Children

Down on the farm, life may be sweet. But country living poses many hazards to the unsuspecting family. If you live in the country or simply enjoy the occasional visit to a farm or ranch, it’s [...]

Hypothermia

Hypothermia

Why you’ll want to bundle up your kids when playing outside in the wintertime. Hypothermia Hypothermia occurs when the body’s core temperature drops below 95ºF or 35ºC. Children are most at risk of it when they’ve [...]

Skating Safety

Skating Safety

How to keep kids safe and sound when skating on a pond. Skating Safety There’s nothing quite as magical as skating on a lake or pond. It’s also a fun family activity, and a great way [...]

Booster Seats and Belts

Booster Seats and Belts

What every parent needs to know about booster seat safety for kid’s sake. Booster Seats and Belts Has your child outgrown an infant car seat? Then it’s time to go out and purchase a booster seat, [...]

School Zone Safety

School Zone Safety

A few driving safety tips for those school zones. School Zone Safety Now that summer is gone and the kids are back in school, it’s time to put our guard back up when it comes to [...]

Why Windows Are a Hazard to Young Children

Why Windows Are a Hazard to Young Children

A child’s window to the world can also be a hazard. Every year children are injured from falls or drapery cord strangulation. Right across North America, injuries due to falls are one of the main reasons [...]