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Archive for the 'Safety Reminders' Category

Assemble Your Own “Go Bag”

Emergency Response experts recommend creating “go bags” or survival kits for every member of the household in case disaster strikes. During the Emergency Preparedness Workshop, SAH homeowners were encouraged to create their own “go bags”. Essential contents of a “go bag” include: (should last for 3 days) – first aid kit – whistle – portable […]

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No to Texting While Driving!

Texting and driving at the same time is just like drinking and driving. Both combinations endanger lives of drivers, passengers and pedestrians. Texting is considered as a form of distracted driving because it takes the driver’s attention away from driving. Driving requires full attention on the road. Texting prevents you from focusing on the road […]

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Prevention is the best self defense

Remember that prevention is always the best form of self defense. Secure your home before going to bed and before leaving the house. Make sure that you close the gates, windows, and doors to prevent outsiders from getting inside your house. When you’re out, be aware of your surroundings. Refrain from walking in dark places […]

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Driving Tips During Rainy Weather

Summer is not yet officially over but the rainy days have begun. Driving during rainy weather can be challenging. During a heavy rain pour, it’s advisable to wait for the rain to stop before heading out. However, if you’re already on the road and caught under a strong rain shower, it’s important to take precautionary […]

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Swimming Safety Tips

It’s the peak of summer and many families are heading over to beach resorts and private pools to go swimming.  Here are some swimming safety reminders to keep in mind when you go out on your next excursion. Never leave children alone in the swimming pool or at the beach. Always keep on eye on […]

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Seatbelt safety

Wearing your seat belt before turning on the engine takes only a few seconds but complying with this brief procedure can mean the difference between life and death.  A seat belt is an important safety feature of every vehicle. It is very important that you wear your seat belt regardless of distance.  Even if you’re […]

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Beach Water Safety

It’s summer and a lot of people are headed to the beach.  Here are some safety tips to remember while you’re having fun at the beach: Apply sunblock to avoid sunburn. Never swim alone. Supervise kids, especially young ones while they are swimming. Always swim parallel to shore. Refrain from swimming when you just finished […]

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Christmas Lights Safety

Christmas is just a few months away and people are starting to buy Christmas decorations and Christmas lights.  In line with the coming festive season, the public is being reminded about Christmas lights safety. In the past few years, high incidents of fire have been observed during Christmas season due to defective Christmas lights.  There […]

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Disaster Preparedness

More lives can be saved when people are aware of the importance of emergency and disaster readiness. It is vital that every home invest on quality first aid kits. A first aid kit should include essential items that you can use during emergency cases such as bandages, gauze, dressings, basic tablets and medications, ointments, antiseptics, […]

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Home Safety Measures

It’s alarming because I found out over the weekend that one of the houses in the village had a break-in.  A laptop and a PSP was stolen from the house.  It happened in broad daylight.  Apparently, a neighbor saw someone leaving the victim’s house.  The incident has been reported to the village officers and authorities.  […]

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