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Today Kicks Off National Suicide Prevention Week

Alison Jacobson | Oct 23, 2013 | Equipment Reviews

Today kicks off Suicide Prevention Week. Every year, over 38,000 Americans take their own lives due to depression, mental illness or some other factor that leaves them feeling desperate and out of control of their…

7 Safety Tips for a Terrific Tailgating Experience

Alexia Chianis | Jan 15, 2014 | Safety Tips

Fall is upon us, which means the leaves are changing, the air is cooling and football season is exploding. Yes, tailgating is in full swing! Pre-game tailgating gives us the chance to bond with fellow…

Nextdoor App Keeps You Informed About What Goes on in Your Neighborhood

Hillary Johnston | Mar 24, 2014 | Equipment Reviews, Focus on Community

Social networks are quickly growing and catering to smaller interest groups. Nextdoor is the private social network for neighborhoods and communities. According to the Nextdoor website, communities are using the service to get the word…

10 Tips to Ensure Your Safety and Security Onboard a Cruise Ship

Carolyn Heneghan | Jan 28, 2014 | Safety Tips

An estimated 20 million people took cruises in 2012, and cruises remain a popular vacation destination among travelers worldwide. Despite cruising mishaps and tragic deaths in the case of the Costa Concordia in 2012, an…

Cyberhood Watch Programs: Staying Safe While Surfing the Web

Aaron Gunderson | Oct 25, 2013 | Focus on Community

Nearly 73% of Americans have encountered some form of computer crime or attempted crime on the web. Cyberhood watch programs provide tools and resources to understand, manage, and protect Internet users. With cyberhood watch programs,…

Safety Expert Tom Patire Provides School Safety Tips

Tom Patire | Feb 10, 2015 | Safety Tips

Now that school is back in session for most kids, safety is a top concern for parents. This can include transportation safety, as well as in-class scenarios and keeping kids safe after school when parents…

A Burglar’s Guide to Making Your Home a Target

Rebecca Edwards | May 16, 2018 | Safety Tips

Being a successful burglar isn’t as easy as you might think. In order to make a living at this, burglars need to be selective and strategic when it comes to knowing which homes are ripe…

7 Safety Tips for an Injury-Free Labor Day

Alexia Chianis | Jan 28, 2014 | Safety Tips

Labor Day is synonymous with the end of summer, and the long holiday weekend is upon us. Labor Day is typically packed with celebratory events like backyard barbecues, final excursions to the lake, picnics at…

7 Ways to Prepare Your Home for a Housekeeper

Aaron Gunderson | Oct 14, 2013 | Safety Tips

If you need help maintaining your home, hiring a housekeeper is a great solution. But if you’re unsure of what your housekeeper should know about your home, here are seven essential elements of information to…

4 Cities Making a Commitment to a Healthier Environment

Elaine Thompson | Oct 2, 2017 | Focus on Community

Cities across the United States are taking unique and innovative approaches to reducing their greenhouse gas emissions proving that there is not one clear-cut way to reduce your carbon footprint. The one thing all four…