Posts Tagged ‘Family Safety’

Is My “Green” Cleaner Really Safe?


While natural, homemade cleaners using ingredients such as water, lemon, vinegar and baking soda are the healthiest way to go, most of us rely on ready-made purchased cleaners at least some of the time. How do you know if the cleaner you purchased with good intentions is really safe for you and the environment? Sure, [...]

Five Major Risk-Reducers for Peace-of-Mind in 2012


Over the years, we have posted hundreds of safety tips and to-do lists. Frankly, it can be a bit overwhelming, even for us.  While any task that reduces your family’s risk of injury is worth doing, especially the simple and inexpensive ones (which most are), there are a few that can dramatically reduce your risk [...]

Safety To-Do #3: Sign Up for a CPR Training or Refresher Course

Most of us have heard of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and understand that it can save lives.  Yet, as with so many safety tasks, we somehow fail to act on that knowledge and arm ourselves with this simple and effective life-saving skill. Without oxygen, the brain will begin to die within four to six minutes.  Therefore, [...]