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Furnace and Co2 Safety

Furnace and Co2 Safety

How to prevent carbon monoxide poisonings during autumn and winter. Furnace and Co2 Safety Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, tasteless and toxic. A product of incomplete combustion, it can cause headache, nausea, dizziness and even be [...]

Water Safety

Water Safety

Preventing the tragedy of drowning.  Kids and water play. Water Safety From backyard pools to beaches, summer and water go hand in hand. But because drowning is the second leading cause of death in children, we [...]

Summer Safety for Young Children

Summer Safety for Young Children

Whether camping by a lake or playing at the park, keeping toddlers and preschoolers safe is a matter of vigilance and common sense. Children love to spend time outdoors, and so they should. Outdoor play provides [...]

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 [...]

Safety Over the Holiday Season

Safety Over the Holiday Season

The excitement of the holiday season can lead us to let our guard down, with tragic results. Here’s what you need to know about holiday safety. Tis the season to be jolly…tis also the season to [...]

Preventing Childhood Drownings at Lakes and Pools

Preventing Childhood Drownings at Lakes and Pools

Every year children drown while swimming or playing near water. But there’s a lot we can do to prevent this tragedy. From splashing in a wading pool to diving off a dock, water play is one [...]

How to Avoid Diving Injuries

How to Avoid Diving Injuries

A look at the risks of diving into a body of water. Diving Safety Diving head first into shallow water can lead to injuries that can turn a whole life upside down. Dr. Bruce Minnes, emergency [...]

Safety Tips for Backyard Pools

Safety Tips for Backyard Pools

How to keep your children safe and sound around a backyard pool. Pool Safety Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related deaths in North America. And if you have a backyard pool, the [...]

Child Proofing Homes

Child Proofing Homes

Injuries are one of the leading causes of hospitalization in children under five – which is why you’ll want to child proof your home now. Once your baby becomes mobile, child proofing your home is vital. [...]