Safety Tips for Halloween

Halloween, a cherished celebration where kids and adults transform into eerie entities like ghouls, ghosts, and goblins, centers around fun, thrills, and treats. Yet, amid the sea of costumes and candy, it’s imperative not to forget that safety remains paramount in this spooky season. Dive with us into the world of Halloween safety! We’re here…

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Grilling Safety Tips

Grilling can be a fun and delicious way to cook outdoors, but it’s important to prioritize safety to prevent accidents and injuries. Here are some tips for grilling safety: Remember, these tips are not exhaustive, and it’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with the specific safety recommendations provided by the manufacturer of your…

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Dive Into Safety | A Guide to Water Safety

Dive into Safety: A Guide to Water Safety Water activities are a favorite pastime for many, offering a refreshing escape from the summer heat and a chance to enjoy nature’s beauty. However, it’s important to prioritize water safety to ensure that these experiences remain fun and free from accidents. Whether you’re swimming, boating, or participating…

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Summer Tips: Pool Safety

Although swimming can be a fun and a healthy activity, it also presents some potentially dangerous situations. Follow these tips to stay safe. The Hard Facts about Drowning Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children ages 1-4. The third leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children aged 19 and under is…

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Summer Safety Tips

Summer Safety

Summer is a season for having fun in the sun, but you want to make sure that you and your family are as safe and healthy as possible. Heat stroke and food poisoning, drowning, allergic responses, heat-related illnesses, sunburns, and travel stress are all severe concerns that might accompany the warm summer days. It’s not…

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Smoke Alarm Maintenance Tips

We all know that we need to check our smoke alarms to make sure they are working – but do you know how often you need to check, and do you actually test them? Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained can save your life. Follow these recommendations from the National Fire Protection Association…

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Safety First!

Playgrounds are a great place for kids to exercise and socialize throughout the summer, but each year emergency rooms treat more than 200,000 children ages 14 and younger for playground injuries. These injuries include anything from broken bones to concussion to internal bleeding, but there is no need to keep your child away from playgrounds!…

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Tips for a Safe Holiday Weekend

It’s nearly the 4th of July, and many of us are probably planning on viewing fireworks sometime this weekend. The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks display put on by professionals. State law prohibits the use of consumer and display fireworks in Pennsylvania without a permit, so leave this activity…

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