Category Archive for : ‘Safety’

10 Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

10 Tips for Swimming Pool Safety

Summer means it’s time to break out the popsicles, sunscreen, and backyard pool. Whether you blow up a kiddie pool, or make an Olympic-sized enhancement to your backyard, swimming pools pose a risk at any size.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 7.4 million swimming pools in homes, backyards, or public areas across the country. With water activities being one of the most popular ways to stay cool in the summer, it’s no wonder kids flock to that attractive blue water from dawn to dusk.

However,

Distracted Driving Are Young Children Worse Than Texting

Distracted Driving: Are Young Children Worse Than Texting?

Campaigns across the country are focused on eliminating texting while driving. Police Officers in every state try to enforce DUI laws and eliminate drinking and driving. But what about the biggest distraction of them all? Ask any mother.

Children are 12 times more distracting to the driver than talking on a cell phone, according to a new Australian study. According to their research, the average parent takes their eyes off the road for a staggering three minutes and 22 seconds during a 16-minute trip.

Between, “are we there yet?”

Tips To Avoid A Car Crash

7 Tips to Avoid an Auto Accident

Auto accidents can often be prevented by taking precautions and using just a bit of common sense. The next time you’re out on the road following these 7 tips can help you avoid a collision with another vehicle.

1. Avoid miscellaneous activities:

Many accidents take place because of the driver is involved in miscellaneous distractions. Make sure, when you drive you should only concentrate on your driving. Diverting your attention towards other activities while driving could be harmful not only for you but also for the passengers accompanying you.

2. Maintain a safe

Workers Compensation Insurance

Reducing Workers Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation fraud can be very costly for employers. Many employers believe that by simply purchasing workers compensation insurance, they have done their due diligence and it is up to the insurance company to handle everything. This attitude is what contributes to increased costs for workers compensation insurance. Employee injuries are expensive and can be detrimental to your business. When it comes to workers’ compensation you should know what your responsibilities are to be sure you’re keeping your costs low, your employees happy, and your productivity high. You have the

Distracted Driving

Is Distracted Driving the New Drunk Driving?

Most people would never drink and drive. But they will drive a steel missile down a crowded highway at 55 mph while blindfolded. That is the equivalent of texting while driving.

Studies show that distracted drivers are equally if not more dangerous than those who are intoxicated. Cell phone distractions alone cause an estimated 2,600 traffic deaths per year. A total ban on cell phone use from drivers is up to the individual states and while some have issued a ban; the majority have not. Some claim they simply can’t enforce