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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 15, 2017
Since Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, carve out some time this holiday season to practice kitchen safety and keep your family safe.   1.  Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, or broiling. If you are simmering, baking or roasting, remain at home and check the food often. Set [...]
Oct 19, 2017

Halloween is a time of fun frights, but there is also a high risk of a real fright when it comes to the safety of your children.  Take some time to follow some simple safety tips to ensure your family’s Halloween is a spooktacular time! Flyers: (click to download)      Social media graphics: (click […]

Sep 26, 2017

Fire Prevention Week is celebrated October 8 – 14, and this year’s theme is “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!”

Sep 25, 2017

The theme of National Preparedness Month is “Don’t Wait.  Communicate.  Make Your Emergency Plan Today.”  At Smart911, we’re encouraging everyone to take the time TODAY to make a crisis preparedness plan before an emergency strikes. As part of that, take time to create or update your Smart911 Safety Profile to ensure 9-1-1 and first responders have the information […]

Sep 1, 2017

  As the new school year commences, safety is top of mind for parents and teachers alike. Help us educate your friends and family about ways to keep our kids and school communities safe by sharing the Smart911 Back-to-School Safety materials.     Choose from the four button options:                   […]

Aug 20, 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