Posts Categorized: Safety

Hot! Hot! Hot!

Hot! Hot! Hot!

 Just when we thought summer was almost over the heat hits us once again. With temperatures staying at a steady 80-90 degrees, heat knowledge and body awareness becomes ever so important. Hundreds of people die each year due to extreme heat. The elderly, children, and those with chronic illnesses are more prone to heat related emergencies. Whether you are working outside, taking the children to… More

10 Road Trip Safety Tips

10 Road Trip Safety Tips

  Summer is quickly winding down and a last minute road trip might be in your future. Whether cross country or up the North shore, safe and well planned road trips will make for the best vacation getaway. Stressful road trips are never enjoyable. Following a few simple tips and reminders can help you leave the stress at home.  1.)    Have a loose plan. Have… More

Firework Safety

Firework Safety

Fireworks are a symbol of our nation’s Independence Day and increase in popularity around the month of July. The increase use of fireworks increases the amount of injuries and medical emergencies. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 200 people on average visit the emergency room every day around the month of July due to firework-related injuries. A little under half of those injuries… More

Boating Safety

Boating Safety

   It’s Boating Season! It is that time of the year again where it is popular to take out the boat and enjoy the lake life. With all the increase in boat traffic on lakes and rivers, it is very important to keep safety in mind. Following these tips and guidelines can help keep you safe and boating fun. Make sure to always wear a personal… More