National Safety Month Week #2 – Safeguard your Health

My son came home from school when he was in 2nd grade and flat out refused to take any of his medicine until I proved that his name was on every prescription bottle. Luckily, all bottles were properly marked and he did remember the doctor prescribing these medications. On that day, my son had worked…

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National Safety Month Week #1 – Stand Ready to Respond

We talk about preparation a lot. And after all those wonderful blogs about Hurricane preparation during Hurricane Preparation Week, I don't think I can devote any more time on how to prepare your disaster kit. So lets Stand Ready to Respond. Here on the Delmarva Peninsula we are literally surrounded by water. Teaching our children…

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What Determines Vehicle Safety Ratings?

I just purchased my third Honda Civic in my life time. I chose on reliability and safety all three times! So what determines a vehicles safety rating? Although every vehicle sold in the United States must meet minimum safety requirements, the government also uses safety ratings to encourage consumers to purchase safe vehicles as well…

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Electrical Safety Tips for the Home

The amount of electricity in the average home is enough to cause serious injury and death, and, according to the National Fire Protection Association, there are 50,000 electrical home fires every year. That’s why it’s so important to take electrical safety seriously in your home. Here are some tips to stay safe around electricity: Avoid…

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Sellinging something on line?

As a regular Facebook user – I belong to one or two online yard sale type sites where my neighbors sell things. Now that online platforms such as Craigslist and Facebook have made classified ads more accessible, it’s important to know how to stay safe when meeting with strangers to exchange purchases. Never agree to…

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Rule Breakers, Rule Followers, and Rule Enforcers

Any community association is governed by a set of by-laws or other governing document that outlines a set of rules for the residents of the community. Managers are taught to rely on these documents and refer to them regularly. Owners and residents are responsible for reading and understanding the rules of the community and then…

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