All posts tagged "safety"
Take Preventive Measures to Keep Your Garage and Family Safe
Millions of garage doors lack the latest safety features or may not be operating properly. There is no better time to ensure the heaviest and largest moving object in the home, the garage door, is the safest...
- Posted November 29, 2014
Child Safety – Window Covering Cords
Question In a recent column on safety, you forgot to mention a major safety hazard in homes. Window covering cords pose a serious danger to children in terms of possible strangulation. My son, Ruben, was napping one...
- Posted October 2, 2014
Decks aren’t used only for summer parties; they welcome guests during the holiday season, too. But recent reported accidents, wherein decks collapsed and many were injured with some fatalities, underscore the point that a deck safety check...
- Posted July 19, 2014
Avoid Carbon-Monoxide Poisoning
You’re sitting watching television, you feel lightheaded and nauseous. You think to yourself that a cold is coming on. Friends come to the front door. And, as you open it to let them in, the ill feelings...
- Posted May 18, 2014
Breaking out the Old Bicycle
Warmer weather and longer days mean more outdoor activities. For many kids and grownups that means bicycling. After months of sitting in a cold and dusty garage, your 10-speed bicycle needs a little TLC before hitting highways...
- Posted May 11, 2014
Keep Your Identity Personal
Doing something romantic for Valentine’s Day? Flowers, dinner or a cruise? Or maybe someone else is doing so in your name! Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes — doubling every year and now approaching 1...
- Posted May 4, 2014
Staying S.A.F.E Around Canines
Kids love dogs, and generally, dogs love kids, but both still need constant supervision. Today you’ll learn how to keep little ones safe with a make-sense program of the same name. Every year, over 150,000 kids are...
- Posted April 29, 2014
Old Cell Phones: A Useful Safety Tool
Got an old cell phone? Wondering what to do with it? From deep within the Carey Brothers’ vault of little-known nifty info, we bring safety news you ought to know. Did you know that an old cell phone is still...
- Posted April 29, 2014
Pet Safety to Prevent Poisoning
It’s the last big weekend of summer? is safety part of your plans? Besides safe highway travel, and being sure foods properly cooked, there’s one more that’s often over-looked! Don’t forget pet safety, too! Veterinarians say pets...
- Posted April 25, 2014
Tempered Glass: What is It and Why Use It?
Friday the 13th is a good day to be extra careful. Actually, any day’s a good day for safety. So, today is a good time to learn about tempered glass — what it is and why and...
- Posted April 22, 2014