We would not manage to go by in our everyday lives without fire, which is a constant source of danger if we do not handle it carefully or if we let it go out of control. According to statistics and medical experts, more than 23,000 people suffer from smoke inhalation each year—with approximately 20% of them dying from related heart or respiratory complications. Read More
The flu season can be safely navigated if we take some precaution measures. Just like every year, the flu keeps a lot of people in their homes and in their beds, feeling like it is the end of the world. If you experience some of the following symptoms – fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache chills and fatigue, sometimes vomiting and diarrhea – chances are you got the flu. Keep in mind that you may be infected with the flu and have respiratory symptoms and yet no fever. Read More
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Surviving a nuclear attack with bearable side effects is a long shot, but it is not impossible. According to the US Department of Homeland Security, you need to organize your family and loved ones and be prepared for anything. According to the CDC, your chances of living through a nuclear fallout depend on your proximity to the nuclear device when it explodes. A difference of a few hundred meters could mean the difference between immediate death and survival. Moreover, many people not at ground zero would survive. Read More
Who doesn’t enjoy an amazing family vacation at the seaside? This is what you have been waiting for all year long, isn’t it? Well… if you want to embrace all the fun and forget about all the troubles that might ensue from spending an entire vacation at the beach with the kids, you need to pack a few extra items besides your beach blanket, towels and sunscreen. Let’s see today some beach bag essentials for a great summer holiday entirely lacked of worries, troubles, and issues. Read More
Nobody likes to hear this, but our homes are very exposed to household fires every single day. You cook every day, all your appliances work in the same time, and you use plenty of methods of heating in winter or cooling down in summer.
Even if you use the latest and safest electronics, it’s always better to be safe than sorry!
Let’s see today a few tips, tricks, and information to help you keep your house safe from fires! Read More
Choosing the right emergency person and having that person ready to jump in whenever you are in trouble may be one of the smartest things you do in your life.
According to specialists in safety and personal security, listing an emergency contact may save your life in a great number of ways and situations. But who to choose and what criteria do you have to follow in making the best choice?
Let’s take a look at what experts have to say about it! Read More
We don’t live in the safest of worlds and it is always better to prevent than to cure, isn’t it?
We have plenty of resources to learn how to keep our homes safe and how to make all our travels secure. But how about daily, run-of-the-mill safety?
We usually don’t think that something bad would happen to us every day we go to work for instance – as it would drive us mad – but some precautions don’t hurt. Let’s see 15 simple personal security tips to keep in mind every day. Read More
Until the age of 2-3 years old, newborns need plenty of security and safety home measures, as almost anything can happen to them the second the mom looks away. Besides covering the outlets and protecting the sharp furniture corners, and besides childproofing everything, there are plenty of other tips, tricks and solutions parents can use to keep both the toddler and the mom safer and in a state of comfort. Read More
Despite recent unfortunate events, flying is still the safest means of transportation in the world. But whether you travel for business or for pleasure, there are some safety tips you should keep in mind – besides the ones instructed by the professionals on board. Before anything else, make sure you follow the airline’s guides and protocol, together with the airport regulations as well. But let’s see some personal safety tips to remember before you book your next flight! Read More