First Aid

This month’s goal: Be prepared to give first aid while waiting for an ambulance. Many public places have a first aid kit, oxygen, or an AED (automated external defibrillator) to treat people. These items can only save lives if someone knows how to use them. Knowing how to apply a bandage, identify the signs and  … Read more

Thanksgiving Stats

What’s on the menu this holiday season? Safety! The kitchen is the heart of a home. It’s where your family gathers to cook favorite recipes, share warm meals, and reconnect with each other. But, it’s also the location where two-thirds of all home fires start. For each year from 2014 to 2016, an estimated 2,400  … Read more

Emergency Kit

This month’s goal: Remember important items that may be overlooked when leaving your home in a disaster. Put together an emergency kit with important items to keep at home, and a go bag with items you will need to take with you if you evacuate. You can make kits for your home, car or workplace.  … Read more