Personal Safety

Hidden Dangers When Storing Too Many Chemicals, Too Long

As the proportion of new homes with two- and even three-car garages has grown in recent decades, the autozone has turned into a multipurpose work-and-play space. For many homeowners, chemicals are a common part of daily life, but too often people forget that they can be harmful if not stored[...]

Seconds Count To Save A Choking Coworker

It’s hard to say what exactly you would do if you saw someone choking, especially if that person was a friend, family member or co-worker. Emergency situations can be shocking. It’s tough not to panic, because choking always causes a rush of adrenaline and fear. It is important to stay calm and[...]

How to Prevent Your Home from Being Burglarized

Burglaries are a daily occurrence, with dozens taking place every hour. Whether you believe your community or residential area is safe, the fact of the matter is that precaution is the only real safety tool you have. Knowledge is the most effective means to protect your home and family from[...]

Tornado Season Ahead – What to Do Now?

Many of us look forward to warmer springtime weather as the winter cold starts to fade. Gentle springtime showers, however, can also be displaced in many areas of Canada by more severe thunderstorms. For much of Canada, this can translate into dangerous weather like flash flooding and even[...]

For Smoke-Damaged Electronics, Be Smart and Hire a Pro

Few of us can manage our daily lives without mobile phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers, along with routers, printers, and so much more. After a fire with even a slight degree of smoke, sensitive electronics like these can become contaminated. In post-fire situations, these devices may[...]