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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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