Category: Safety at home & in the community

Some people plan ahead, while others go for last-minute Halloween costumes, but whatever your approach may be, it’s most important to stay safe.

The new school year is nearly here. Families with kids might be preoccupied with where to buy school supplies, what to pack for lunch, and how to get sleep back on schedule after summer holidays. But it’s also important to think about different aspects of safety — on the road and in the classroom — […]

Here in beautiful British Columbia, we have many ways to enjoy the season – and here are some tips to help you and your loved ones stay safe at work and play.

If you get sick, stay home – unlike the person who sneezed on me in the shoe section of Value Village.

Creeks and streams can rise quickly and flood – especially in spring melt season and into summer. Check out Floodsn from Emergency Management BC if your job requires you to drive on roads that may be affected. It includes a link to current flood conditions for your region. This fleet safety video from the State […]

This yucky reminder shows how viruses can make their way from one sneeze onto keyboards, phones, other surfaces, and ultimately into your home.

A carbon monoxide (CO₂) leak had tragic consequences for two people in Burnaby recently. A man and woman in their 50s died in their trailer, likely from exposure to a CO₂ leak from a propane-powered generator. Furnaces, boilers, kilns, natural gas space heaters, fires, welding activity can create CO₂. So can pressure washers and other tools.