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Lawn mower safety

Lawn mower safety

In the U.S., more than 9,000 children go to the emergency room for lawn mower-related injuries every year.  Power mowers can be especially dangerous. However, most lawn mower-related injuries can be prevented by following these safety guidelines found at...
Swimming safety tips

Swimming safety tips

Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. But it’s important to know how to be safe while you’re in the water. The American Red Cross offers these important swimming safety tips you should be aware of before you head out to the...
Safety tips for summer driving

Safety tips for summer driving

The summer months can mean family car trips. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers the following tips for keeping kids safe around cars as well as some recommendations for what to have in an emergency roadside kit. Keeping kids safe in and around...
Two steps can save a life

Two steps can save a life

The American Heart Association indicates that 4 out of 5 cardiac arrests happen at home or at work, and that effective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival.  Statistically speaking, if called...