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Newborn Safety Checklist for First-Time Parents

After the birth of a first child, many new parents are struck by the awesome responsibility they have just taken on. Newborn babies are completely dependent on their parents and caregivers to protect and nurture them. In keeping with Baby Safety Month in September, the following checklist can help first-time parents keep their newborns safe. Infant Safety Checklist Always support the baby’s head. A newborn’s...

Fall Safety and Security Tips to Implement in Your Business

Every season of the year poses safety and security challenges. In the fall, the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, providing greater opportunity for thieves and vandals. Falling leaves can make walkways slippery, increasing accident risks. The following tips can help you reduce the risks for your business during the autumn months.  Install Proper Lighting We have fewer hours of daylight in the...

Safety Tips to Remember During Motorsports Awareness Month

Originally, motorsports in America were mainly about motocross, NASCAR, or drag racing. Today, they often involve motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).  August is Motorsports Awareness month in the U.S. This is a time for promoting the enjoyment of motorsports and for educating people regarding safety. It is also an excellent time of year for motorcycle road trips or exploring trails on ATVs. These common-sense safety...

Hot Weather Tips to Help You Keep Your Cool

If a heat wave is forecast or happening: -Avoid strenuous activity. If you must do strenuous activity, do it during the coolest part of the day, which is typically between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. -Stay indoors as much as possible. If air conditioning is not available, stay on the lowest floor, out of the sunshine. Remember, electric fans do not cool the air, but...

Lawn Mower Safety

Each year, approximately 75,000 people are injured seriously enough by lawnmowers to require emergency room medical treatment. Only a small percentage of the injuries are caused by mechanical failure; most are the result of human error. Here are some tips to follow before and while mowing your lawn: Become familiar with your mower. Read the owner's manual before using the mower for the first time....