November 2014

  1. Categories: Info News

    Cyber Monday

    Known for great online deals, Cyber Monday is the last big bang of special deals and limited offers for the Holidays. Break out your list, see what you did and didn't accomplish in the stores this past 3 days, and get it all finished off tomorrow!
  2. Categories: Burn First Aid & Safety & General Safety Topics

    Clean Sweep

    When the temperatures fall, many people use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances to heat their homes. Heating is the second leading cause of residential fires in the U.S. Fires confined to chimneys, flues or fuel burners account for 87 percent of these tragedies and are often due to creosote buildup in chimneys and stovepipes. The U.S. Fire Administration...
  3. Categories: Info News & Press Releases

    Football? Shopping? Both! Black Friday from your Recliner (it is safer)

    Whether you are lazy, concerned about safety at the shopping malls, or just want to stay home to enjoy the game and family today... never fear, your Black Friday Deals are here at your fingertips!
  4. Categories: Info News

    Thanks to all you Turkeys!

    Thanks for a great year - we value each and every one of our readers, clients, and customers!
  5. Categories: Burn First Aid & Safety & Disaster & Survival Forum

    Don't Fry the House Down Tomorrow!

    Season’s Gr-Eatings! According to the U.S. Fire Administration, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home fires involving cooking equipment. By making safety part of the Thanksgiving dinner menu, you can avoid preventable cooking fires. Here are some steps to follow when preparing your holiday feast: Test your smoke alarms to make sure they are working; Keep children at least 3...
  6. Categories: CERT - Community Emergency Response Teams, CPR, First Aid Articles, Health Tips, Info News & Disaster & Survival Forum

    BLACK FRIDAY

    Crowd Management Safety Guidelines for the Holiday Season A retail worker was trampled to death on Black Friday in 2008 when shoppers rushed through the store to take advantage of holiday sales. "During the hectic shopping season, retail workers should not be put at risk of injury or death," said Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety...
  7. Categories: General Safety Topics, Info News & Press Releases

    NIOSH / NORA: TOTAL WORKER HEALTH™

    Voice Your Input on Future Research, Practice and Policy for Worker Safety, Health and Well-being! The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office for Total Worker Health™ has proposed a National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) meant to stimulate innovative research, practical applications, policy guidance, and capacity-building of health protection and health promotion practitioners across the Nation. We invite...
  8. Categories: Child Safety & Info News

    Pregnancy is lasting longer and new Babies will live longer than ever

    That;s right - National Geographic recently showed us that the average child born today may have a life expectancy of 120 years... and now we learn that pregnancy terms are lasting longer on average... are the two related? As scientists unlock genetic answers to a long life, the Jewish blessing "May you live to be 120" could become reality, according...
  9. Categories: General Safety Topics & Health Tips

    Arsenic and Old Pipes

    Unlike the 1944 movie with Cary Grant (Arsenic and Old Lace) this story is not a comedy. What is arsenic? Arsenic is an element that occurs naturally in rocks and soil and is used for a variety of purposes within industry and agriculture. It is also a byproduct of copper smelting, mining, and coal burning. Arsenic can combine with other...
  10. Categories: General Safety Topics & Health Tips

    Home Gym and Workout Safety

    Many people find that multi station home gyms offer a way to weight train at home by themselves and in safety. These operate via simple systems of cables and pulleys that link all of the components to a solid weight stack on the back of the gym; if you feel that the weight is too heavy, all you need to do...

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