Tips for Finding Safe Toys

With Christmas in the rear view mirror, it may be time to move on to new subjects, but in our opinion, it is never too late to think about your child’s safety – particularly when it comes for the toys you buy for him. You would think that in this day and age, with such […]

Deep Fry a Turkey Safely

Deep frying a turkey can be very dangerous. However, we know that some of you are going to do it anyway, and there are some precautions that can minimize the risks. Turkey fryers pose a substantial ire risk because they get so hot and hold a large amount of oil, which can spread if the […]

Christmas Tree Safety

Christmas tree accidents can turn the holiday season into a tragedy. Real trees pose greater safety risks than artificial trees, but contrary to popular belief, a fake tree can still pose a fire hazard, and both can pose other safety hazards. We recommend following the necessary safety precautions and choosing the type of tree that […]

Winter Power Outages – Home Safety

Severe winter weather can cause a power outage at one of the worst possible times. We have already seen severe storms and blackouts, even in areas of the country that rarely have snow and ice. And the season is just getting started. When a blackout is caused by a winter storm, you can face the […]

Electric Blankets

When it’s cold outside, an electric blanket can be so inviting. But, faulty or worn-out electric blankets can be deathtraps or cause serious injuries. Many communities conduct free electric blanket testing events, and some will even replace your unsafe blanket for free. It is not uncommon for 30%, 40% or more of the blankets tested […]

Carbon Monoxide: Winter’s Silent Killer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) over 400 Americans die of accidental carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and 20,000 are forced to visit the emergency room due to CO poisoning each year. CO poisoning can happen any time of the year, but it most common in the winter when we shut ourselves […]