Riding Lawnmowers Aren’t Children’s Toys

Children should not play on or around riding lawnmowers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says that about 15 children are killed each year by riding lawnmowers. Each year, about 25,300 people are injured and 75 people are killed in riding lawnmower, tractor and garden tractor accidents. One out of every five deaths involves aRead More


Safety First When Selecting Window Coverings

When window cords are accessible to small children, these seemingly harmless products may become strangulation hazards. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, corded window coverings are among the top five hidden hazards in American homes. Check your window coverings for exposed or dangling cords and retrofit or replace them with today’s safer products.Read More


Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety

The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home. Here are some safety tips: •Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on theRead More


Kitchen Safety Tips for Parents

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