Posts Tagged“safety”

May is National Water Safety Month! Swimming pools may seem like innocent fun, but they can be dangerous for little ones. Parents are often shocked to learn that drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for children under age five. Thankfully drowning is preventable with a water safety plan that includes layers of protection such as adult supervision and pool fencing. As the industry leader in glass pool fencing, Aquaview merges safety with style. Check out their infographic below to learn the facts on child drowning and simple tips to keep your family safe this summer in their…

Do you have a teen itching to get their first-ever motorcycle? If the answer is yes, will you agree to their request? If yes, how important is it that they are the safest rider possible? For many parents, the idea of getting an older teen his or her first motorcycle can be a touchy subject. On one hand, having that first motorcycle gives them both independence and responsibility. On the flip side, you know all too well that one serious accident can change their life and your life forever. So, how to balance that delicate issue between fun and independence…

As risk identification professionals like Lisa Dudzik can tell you, construction sites can be dangerous places – heights, holes, heavy equipment and other regular features of these sites can pose any number of hazards. Whether you are managing a large construction project or overseeing a home renovation, you need to be aware of the most common construction risks so that you take the necessary precautions to mitigate those risks. Heights Whether a project is being build up or down, there will almost always be a need for people to do their jobs at height – whether on scaffolding, cranes, platforms,…

Whether you are using your RV for cross-country adventure or weekend camping trips, you want to be as safe and comfortable as possible.  Here are some easy and relatively affordable upgrades and add-ons that you can do yourself! Backup Camera System Driving in reverse for parking, maneuvering around tight corners, or because you need to back out of a tight access road, can be a challenge at the best of times – and doing it in an RV can be even more difficult.  For safety and ease of driving, a backup camera is a very useful upgrade to consider.  There…

In response to a particularly heinous act in Nice, France, world leaders and scared citizens are beginning to call for better truck control. What started as satire has developed into sincere calls for regulation of heavy-duty machinery in and around cities, as misuse of large trucks could result in catastrophe ― even if it is not intentional, as it was in Nice. Commercial truckers tend to demonstrate safer driving habits than any other section of the population, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways truckers can be even safer on the road. Trucking companies can do more to ensure their…