Safety

Stay Safe with 5 Tips for Responsible Winter Holiday Decorating

Stay Safe with 5 Tips for Responsible Winter Holiday Decorating

Nothing blackens the holidays at home like a visit from the Fire Department or a trip to the emergency room — especially when it’s caused by something that could have been avoided. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates 15,000 injuries during November and December 2012 came from holiday decorating: falls accounted for 34%, cuts and lacerations for 11%, and back strains for 10%. READ MORE

4 Common Sense Safety Tips for a Happy Halloween!

Halloween is the unofficial kickoff of the winter holiday season, and for kids, it is a little slice of heaven! Unlike other holidays, this one lets the imagination roam wild as spooky decorations, stories, and costumes litter the landscape in preparation for one spectacular night of trick-or-treating! READ MORE

How to Protect Your Family from Heat Exhaustion During Heat Spikes

Don’t Get Sick from the Heat: Four Steps to Keep Your Family Safe

As a Texas resident, you know blazing summers are a fact of life. But even the heartiest Texan must admit this August is especially brutal. The current heat wave makes it more than just difficult to move around or spend time outside, it’s also potentially dangerous – especially for young children and the elderly, the two subgroups most likely to suffer from heat exhaustion. READ MORE

What to Do Before, During, and After a Major Flood

What to Do Before, During, and After a Major Flood

Major storms have descended on the southern part of the country, leaving Texas and other states to deal with massive flooding. Whether you are currently experiencing a flood, or live in an area that could experience flooding in the future, it’s important to have the right information at hand to minimize the danger to your family, your home and your belongings. READ MORE

Safe Summer Fun Around the Pool

Safe Summer Fun Around The Pool

We’re quickly coming up on ideal pool weather! As is summertime tradition, as the weather gets warm and the winter tensions ease, inhibitions are loosened and mishaps happen, so let’s take a few minutes to talk about safety in and around the pool. READ MORE