Safety Topics

National Safety Month is an annual celebration which aims to reduce the leading causes of injury and death at work, on the roads and in our homes and communities.

Apr 11, 2017

National Police Week is dedicated to honoring law enforcement officers, and pays special recognition to those who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

Apr 3, 2017

  National EMS Week is May 21-27, 2017 National EMS Week’s theme is “Called to Care.” National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-today lifesaving services of medicine’s “front line.” Join us in celebrating National EMS Week. The goal for National EMS […]

Mar 2, 2017

What would you do if your property were flooded? Are you prepared? Even if you feel you live in a community with a low risk of flooding, remember that anywhere it rains, it can flood. Since floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters, it pays to be prepared. 1. Build an emergency […]

Jan 6, 2017

February is American Heart Month. Roughly 325,000 people die annually of coronary attack before they even get to a hospital. Learn the heart attack warning signs to recognize in yourself and others. It could save a life. 1. Chest Discomfort: A sensation in the center of the chest that feels like pressure, fullness, squeezing or pain. This […]

Jan 6, 2017
National Poison Prevention Week is March 19-25, 2017.  This annual awareness event is nationally designated to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them.  If you ever have to call 9-1-1 in the event of a poisoning, your Smart911 Safety Profile can relay important information to 9-1-1 call takers and first responders. Poisoning Statistics: [...]
Jan 4, 2017

  What if your child goes missing? According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the first three hours are the most critical when trying to locate a missing child. When a child is reported missing it can take an hour or more just to distribute a current photo to law enforcement officers […]

Jan 4, 2017

Instead of a New Year’s resolution that will be a distant memory come January 30th, pick easy and simple resolution that will keep you and your family safe this year. 1. Be sure your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors work. A working smoke alarm cuts the chances of dying in afire in half. Test and change […]

Dec 31, 2016

As you celebrate the holiday season with your friends and family, avoid these 6 holiday hazards to keep your friends and family safe. 1. Don’t stand on chairs, desks or other furniture. Always use a proper step stool or ladder. 2. Don’t place mistletoe, holly berries, Jerusalem cherry and other poisonous plants within reach of […]

Nov 16, 2016

November celebrates several awareness months: Epilepsy, Diabetes, Alzheimer’s and Caregiver’s.   As awareness is spread about each of these causes, take a moment to think, Is 9-1-1 Aware? If you had to dial 9-1-1: Are they aware of your medical condition? Are they aware that you may need a specific treatment plan? Are they aware […]

Oct 13, 2016