They may seem like "big kids" now, but your school-aged children can still get into a world of trouble in your home. Potential injuries lurk around every corner – even corners are dangerous if you kid slips on an unsecured rug. Your job is to teach kids how to stay safe when you're there to supervise them and when you're not. Here are top 10 lessons you should teach children about how to avoid accidents and injuries at home.
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Is your child ready to operate your home security system? Does he know how to arm/disarm the alarm, punch in the passcode? Here’s how to know if your child is ready for that responsibility, and what you should teach him about home security.
Knowing what to do just before and during a hurricane is critical to the safety of your home, family and loved ones. Learn about the threats you and your family will face during a hurricane and what you need to do to make sure everyone survives safely. Don't wait until the storm is coming before you know what to do.
While wildfire is a very real threat for more than 45 million homes in the US, many homeowners never take the time to learn what they should do in the event of a wildfire because they don't think they live in a high-risk area. But knowing what to do during an wildfire before the emergency arrives is critical to remaining calm and surviving safely. Learn what to do now.
Flooding is one of the most frequent and widespread emergencies faced in America. Causing over $6 billion in damage and killing over one hundred people every year, preparing your home and family for a flood event is a necessity. Learn what you can do today to better position your family to face, survive and recover.
Do you know what to do in during a flood? What about a wildfire? Or a power outage? If not, now is the time to learn. This is National Preparedness Month and all month long there will be coordinated events across the US to help educate people on what to do before, during and after a disaster. Start learning today by reading about what you can do to get your home prepared for any emergency.
With the NOAA announcing Tropical Storm Danny's upgrade to a hurricane, it's an important reminder to all of us to make sure our home and family is ready with a complete emergency preparedness plan. Here are 7 severe weather safety tips to help you get started.
To be a responsible gun owner, you need to be sure you and your family follow all the rules of firearm safety - at home and away. Take a moment to review the rules and make sure you're all safely practicing sound and responsible gun ownership at home.
Smart phones, tablets and laptops offer a host of convenience and benefits for users - but with all that added functionality comes additional risks and threats. Learn what you need to do to keep your family and information protected.
Just because you live alone doesn't mean you have to feel unsafe. Just follow these simple tips to make your home and life more secure so you feel safe and protected alone whether you're at home or away.