Hillary Johnston

A proud mother of four, Hillary is passionate about safety education. She holds a degree in Public Health and Disaster Management.

Posts by Hillary Johnston

A Guide to the Best Fire Escape Ladders

Hillary Johnston | Oct 15, 2019 | Buyers Guides

To help make your home safer, we’ll cover some of the features you want in an emergency escape ladder and give you our top recommendations for ladders that are worth checking out.

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How to Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

Hillary Johnston | Sep 16, 2019 | Safety Tips

Find out everything you need to know to have a safe (and spooky!) Halloween. SafeWise provides tips for tweens, teens, and small children—including a step-by-step checklist.

Earthquake 101: 4 Tips to Keep You Safe

Hillary Johnston | Jul 9, 2019 | Safety Tips
SafeWise News Update: Two Shakers Rattle California  July 9, 2019 Two back-to-back earthquakes in California have sent people scrambling for earthquake emergency supplies and survival tips. SafeWise wants to provide helpful resources to everyone impacted...
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The Best Aftermarket Remote Car Starters

Hillary Johnston | Nov 13, 2018 | Buyers Guides

Learn what to consider when buying an aftermarket start system, as well as which specific models provide top performance.

How to Increase Home Safety with These Top Radon Detectors

Hillary Johnston | Jul 18, 2019 | Buyers Guides

Though radon gas occurs naturally in the world, it poses risks when found in high concentrations. Unfortunately, radon gas can collect even at home. To combat this risk, many homeowners purchase radon detectors to detect the gas in homes and wells, thereby preventing any potential adverse effects.

The Top 5 Stair-Assist Chairs

Hillary Johnston | Jul 12, 2019 | SafeWise Recommends, Senior Safety

  Even though they’re part of everyday life, stairs can be hazardous—especially for people with limited mobility. Thankfully, stair-assist chairs provide a safe way to move up and down stairs, reduce caregiver stress, and provide…

The Ultimate Guide to Christmas Lights

Hillary Johnston | Nov 29, 2016 | Safety Tips

Christmas lights instantly transform your home during the holiday season. The first Christmas light was created in 1882, and since the 1930s, families have used strings of lights to decorate their homes. Today, there are…

10 Ways to Keep Your Packages Safe This Holiday Season

Hillary Johnston | Nov 28, 2016 | Safety Tips

Coming home to find your long-awaited package torn open and empty is devastating. Trying to track down a missing delivery can be tedious and time-consuming. While I love the convenience of online shopping — and…

10 Must-Have Safety Products for New Moms and Dads

Hillary Johnston | Nov 17, 2016 | SafeWise Recommends

While it’s fun to paint the nursery, open gifts at the baby shower, and pick out onesies covered in cute baby animals, expectant mothers are also responsible for the serious task of protecting and nurturing…

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The 6 Best Car Jacks on the Market

Hillary Johnston | Nov 13, 2018 | Buyers Guides

Whether you’re a car enthusiast or you just need something to throw in the trunk for emergencies, one of these car jacks should have you covered.