Security Cameras Can Provide Safety

For some home owners who want the idea of feeling safer have security cameras installed over their garages aimed at the driveway or street, and possibly another one over their door entrance. Or at the back door entrance of the home. Often times these security cameras are basic, and some simply record surveillance, while others can show real time viewing. The idea of having a security camera allows the home owners to feel at peace knowing the camera is installed. Most of the time if an intruder sees the security camera he or she will do everything possible to avoid the camera, and in essence feel as though there are other additional security measures taken on the house. Such as …

Halloween Fun and Safety

1) Take a flashlight with fresh batteries. A flashlight will help guide the way even if there are streetlights in your neighborhood. Glow sticks are also popular and come in lots of different glowing colors. Or add reflective tape to your child’s costume, shoes or flashlight. 2) Accept treats at the doorway only. Children should never go inside a house when trick-or-treating. 3) Do not to eat any of treats until each piece has been inspected. Home-made items should be thrown out. Gum, peanuts or hard candy should not be given to children under five because they are a choking hazard. 4) Stay on sidewalks. Walk on the sidewalks and stay out of the street whenever possible. If it is …

Pool Safety On Vacation

Lets face it, most of us are not lucky enough to have a swimming pool in our back garden, so when we go on vacation its a rare treat to splash about in the toasty warm waters of an outdoor swimming pool. Outdoor pools are best enjoyed in the sunshine, and to that end, there can be no better place to lie back in the crystal clear waters, staring at the dappled silhouette of a swaying palm tree and let your cares float away, than in everyones favourite holiday destination, Florida. And whilst not every hotel has its own pool, if you choose to stay in the now increasingly popular choice of a private luxury villa, such as those advertised …

Power Tool Safety

There are a lot of basic rules for working around power tools that everyone has probably known since they took a high school shop class. These are the kind of rules that were born out of common sense, even though they arent always applied in our everyday lives. Everyone knows you should always pay attention to what is going on around you and never rough house in the shop area. Eye protection is a must, even if you feel silly wearing goggles. Proper protective clothing that fits the project you are working on is also a way to safeguard against injury. These are the rules that everyone can quite, but did you know that there are specific things that you …