Emergency Planning – Fire Safety

Earlier we talked about having a plan of emergency escape routes for your home – hope you did one because today we’re going to carry on the emergency preparedness theme by improving on the plan and discussing fire safety and fire safety training. Fire...

Fire Safety for St. Valentine’s Day

We are used to seasonal warnings about safety issues – drink-drive campaigns at Christmas etc. but there is one holiday that often gets scandalously overlooked  – St. Valentine’s Day. There are dangers lurking throughout the day on Feb 14th every year.   There...

Christmas at Work – Safety Guide

Let’s face it – most of us spend 8 hours a day, 5 days a week at work. So it’s natural we want ‘Christmas at work’ even if we don’t want Christmas day at work! Here are some guidelines for having a safe Christmas at work. Christmas...

[Infographic] Rule of Nines for Burns

The rule of nines helps to determine how much of a body surface area has been involved in burns (or anything else). Remember it’s the ‘rule of nines’ not of ninths, which would be different. Here’s how to assess. Rule of Nines for Burns –...

Injury by Button Battery – don't put them in there!

Batteries of all sorts can commonly cause injury, but there’s an increasing issue with button batteries causing injury. How big is the problem? One child visits ER every 3 hours, according to a recent study (across North America). Injury? Accident? What’s...

What are the Top 5 Children's Injuries

“What are the top 5 Children’s Injuries, and quick treatments for them?” was one of the question posted on our Facebook wall recently. As we ask you what you want to know, it’s good to answer as well, so here are the top 5 children’s...