National Drowning Prevention Week

We’ve all heard the tragic news, 2017 is proving to be an unfortunately high year for drownings in Ontario. Often these deaths are completely preventable. July 16-22 is National Drowning Prevention Week in Canada. Annually, approximately 500 Canadians die in preventable water-related incidents. Even one life lost is one too many. The drowning risk is […]

It’s Barbecue Season!

The weather’s perfect and the thought of steak or burgers on the barbecue leaves your mouth watering. You’ve got the perfect cut of meat, rubs, sauces and tools to make a great meal, but have you thought about the barbecue safety tips to keep you safe to enjoy the meal? The biggest risk of fire […]

Extension cords: safety first!

Extension cords can be a necessary tool for temporary power. They key word in the previous sentence was ‘temporary’. All too often, items are plugged in temporarily with the best intentions to update wiring. Unfortunately, that doesn’t happen causing potential fire risks. We’ve seen fires caused by the unsafe use of extension cords. Some common […]