Fireplace Safety Tips

November 18, 2014

When you use your fireplace, protect your home from sparks by using a fire screen made of sturdy metal or heat-tempered glass. Be sure that dampers are in working order and never leave fires unattended – especially in an area used by children or pets.    Have your chimney inspected by a professional prior to theRead More

Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

October 29, 2014

Here are some tips to ensure that you and your children have a safe and fun Halloween night. Candy Safety: Health and safety experts say you should remember these tips: • Don’t eat candy until it has been inspected at home. • Trick-or-treaters should eat a snack before heading out, so they won’t be temptedRead More

Kitchen Safety Tips for Parents

August 22, 2013

Are knives, forks, scissors, and other sharp tools in a drawer with a childproof latch?   Have you installed a dishwasher lock so kids can’t open it while it’s running and can’t reach breakable dishes, knives, and other dangerous objects?   Have you installed a stove lock and have knob protectors been placed on theRead More

Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

April 12, 2013

Safety Tips Have your home heating systems (including chimneys and vents) inspected and serviced annually by a trained service technician. Never use portable generators inside homes or garages, even if doors and windows are open. Use generators outside only, far away from the home. Never bring a charcoal grill into the house for heating orRead More