Category: Safety

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Is your car ready for Winter?

Winter Driving Safety Tips Winter driving can present some unique risks; from deep cold, icy bridges and snow squalls there are a plethora of hazards for even the most seasoned drivers. This holiday season, as you take to the road to spread some yule tide cheer, remember to ready your vehicle for winter driving. Get…

Emergency Kits

Emergency Kits are highly recommended for everyone at home.   They are especially useful, for example, if there are power-outs during the winter or a sudden heavy storm prevents leaving the home.  Although these situations are rare, it is always beneficial to have one. Follow the link to The Canadian Red Cross below to read a…

Emergency Contact Sheet (ICE Form)

This article is part of our regular bi-annual promotion of the ICE (In Case of Emergency) Sheet. Emergency situations can be hazardous for anyone, especially seniors and adults with disabilities. To ensure you get the proper care in the event of an emergency, the Toronto Medical Emergency Services (EMS) have developed a sheet called In…

Emergency Preparation Kits

Emergency situations such as black outs in the winter can be hazardous to anyone and it’s best to be prepared with an emergency kit.  It should be kept in an accessible location and easy to carry.  Stored water should be changed every six months.  Kits should be reviewed once a year and    batteries should be…