Safety Hazards

Bicycle Safety Tips

Noble McIntyre on May 24, 2016

Bicycle Safety Tips It’s spring (finally), and for a lot of people, that means getting those gears back in action—literally—by hopping back on their bikes. Before you do that, though, it’s always good to have a little refresher of some bike safety precautions you can take to help reduce your risk of being involved in […]

Furniture Tip-Over Accidents

Noble McIntyre on May 10, 2016

Have you child-proofed your home? If you are living with young children, you probably have taken plenty of precautions — making sure medications and cleaning products are out of reach, covering electrical outlets, and avoiding choking hazards are all important. But, you might not suspect that your child could be seriously injured or killed because […]

Easter isn’t always fun and frolic: Watch out for real Easter hazards

Noble McIntyre on March 22, 2016

Spring has sprung, as they say, and that means that Easter is upon us. While kids and adults alike love dyeing eggs, participating in egg hunts, Easter baskets filled with goodies and the obligatory chocolate bunny or Peeps, there are some things you should know about some seemingly harmless Easter traditions.

Car Seat Safety Tips

Noble McIntyre on March 1, 2016

You might already know that if you’re involved in a collision, your child is safest when buckled properly in a child safety seat. But, the seat, alone, isn’t the answer — you need to be sure that the seat is installed properly, your child buckled securely, and that you’re following all of the manufacturers’ instructions […]

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Noble McIntyre on December 8, 2015

Winter is upon us, which means that there are things that we need to be aware of that might not be as big an issue at other times of the year. For example, be wary of carbon monoxide fumes that could be deadly. Also, your driving habits need to change when the roads are snowy […]

Stay Safe from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning this Winter

Noble McIntyre on December 1, 2015

’Tis the season for a lot of things. Unfortunately, one of them is carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide (CO) is hard to detect because it is odorless and colorless, and exposure can make you very sick, or even be deadly. The good news is, though, that carbon monoxide poisoning is preventable by following a few […]

Staying safe on the football field!

Noble McIntyre on November 23, 2015

There are few things more wholesome and all-American than high school football, right? But, the popular sport (for players and spectators) is coming under scrutiny because of increased attention to serious injuries that happen on the field.

Halloween Safety: It’s no Joke

Noble McIntyre on October 27, 2015

For some people (not just kids), Halloween is one of the favorite days all year. We love the festive nature of dressing in costumes, enjoying some sugary sweetness and, of course, all of the parties and merriment that go with it. But, the nature of this particular occasion—costumes and parties, and trick or treating that […]

A Smoke Alarm in Every Bedroom

Noble McIntyre on October 5, 2015

A smoke alarm in every bedroom. That’s the message that the National Fire Prevention Association wants you to hear, loud and clear. This is National Fire Prevention Week, and the theme for 2015 is using smoke alarms properly to keep your home safe.

Child Passenger Safety Week

Noble McIntyre on September 15, 2015

It’s Child Passenger Safety Week, and that means that it’s a perfect time to make sure that you are taking all of the precautions necessary to keep your children safe in the car. The best way to do this is to make sure that you are using the correct child safety seat for your child’s […]

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