Category: Safety

Create an Evacuation Plan In 5 Steps
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Create an Evacuation Plan In 5 Steps

Evacuation plans are designed to get you to safety and quickly and efficiently as possible, and it’s always best to have a plan for everywhere you spend your time – at the very least, for most of us, that means developing a plan for our homes and our place of work. The latter might be...

Why You Should Clean Your Dryer Ducts
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Why You Should Clean Your Dryer Ducts

With Spring comes the cleaning, and one place you might not immediately think of, especially in a detached home, is your dryer ducts. For those who might not be aware, a dryer duct runs through the house to exhaust the air from the dryer to the exterior. Over time, lint that’s carried along on the...

How To Engage Different Staff in Safety
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How To Engage Different Staff in Safety

Safety is a key element to any youth activity, especially when children are in the care of staff or an organization outside of the home. Whether you’re a recreation organization, sports association, school, camp, or other youth program, engaging your staff in safety establishes core values, and ensures that everyone makes safe decisions. Here’s how...

Guest Blog: Snow Safety For Those Who Require Emergency Medical Assistance
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Guest Blog: Snow Safety For Those Who Require Emergency Medical Assistance

Guest post by Jane Garbutt. Feature Image Photo by Clarisse Meyer on Unsplash. As the northern hemisphere lights their fireplaces in anticipation of snow over the festive season, there are those who find this time of year to be both scary and possibly debilitating. The number of people who rely on full-time caregivers is estimated to go up...

4 Tips for Winter Health & Safety
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4 Tips for Winter Health & Safety

Whether it feels like winter arrived full force, you’re yet to see it, or you’re lucky enough to enjoy mild winters, it’s always a good idea to keep your personal health and safety in mind, as well as that of your family. Here are 4 Tips for Winter Health & Safety for you to consider...

10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt 2
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10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt 2

Welcome to Part 2 of our Winter Driving Mistakes – here are five more common mistakes that drivers make during the colder winter months. Wearing Your Winter Gear To Drive Much of the experience of driving comes from what you can feel while you’re behind the wheel. If you’re all bundled up in your thick...

Guest Blog: 5 Reasons You Should Take a CPR/First Aid Course
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Guest Blog: 5 Reasons You Should Take a CPR/First Aid Course

We’re pleased to introduce our guest blogger, Steve Crain, who is Co-Owner of CPR Northwest Washington, a CPR, AED, and First Aid Training and certification service for the lay person up to more advanced healthcare professionals. As one of the best BLS training centers in Seattle (and the entire Puget Sound area), they are confident...

10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt. 1
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10 Winter Driving Mistakes – Pt. 1

It’s that time of year again when the weather gets colder, the road conditions get a little trickier, and people make regular trips to visit family and friends throughout the holidays. For many regions, winter brings snow, ice, and hail, which means that driving anywhere can be a challenge, so we’ve put together the 10...

8 Pet Safety Tips for the Fall Season
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8 Pet Safety Tips for the Fall Season

Your pets are valuable members of the family, and ensuring their safety in an emergency is no different than for any other member of your household. There are a few differences in the way we approach safety for our furry family members, so here are a few Pet Safety Tips to consider for the Fall...

Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Keep Seniors Warm At Home This Winter
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Guest Blog: 5 Ways To Keep Seniors Warm At Home This Winter

Guest post by Jane Garbutt. If this winter is anything like the cold wave North America experienced last winter, then the need to keep seniors’ homes warm and safe this season is critical. In some parts of the country, temperatures were up to 20 degrees colder than average for the time of year. Technology is increasingly being...