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Safety Tips To Keep Your Family Safe

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION  
Is An "Accident" Really An Accident?  
Personal Safety Plans  
Personal Safety Plan Example  
Those 1-in-45 Odds Of Dying In An Accident  
More Reasons to Have a Twenty-four-hour Safety Attitude  
   
DRIVING SAFETY - INTRODUCTION  
Around Big Trucks (NEVER ARGUE WITH A BIG TRUCK)  
City Driving (CITY LIGHTS)  
Defensive Driving (DEFEND YOURSELF)  
Diverted Attention (FATAL DISTRACTIONS)  
Driving and Medications (DRUGGED DRIVERS)  
Driving Accident Facts  
Expressway Driving (LOCAL HIGHWAY ... GLOBAL HAZARDS)  
Fall and Night Driving (BE ALERT WHEN THE LIGHT CHANGES)  
Long Distance Driving (ARRIVE ALIVE)  
Occupant Protection (PLEASE! SHOW SOME RESTRAINT)  
Railroad Crossings (SAFETY TRAINING)  
Recreational Vehicles (RV READY)  
Road Emergencies (SEND HELP)  
Road Rage (RUDES OF THE ROAD)  
Rural Roads (DANGEROUS CURVES)  
Small Cars (A LITTLE SOUND ADVICE)  
Speeding (HEY! NOT SO FAST!)  
Wet Weather Driving (A WINTRY MIX)  
Winter Driving (WINTERIZE YOUR DRIVING)  
   
HOME SAFETY - INTRODUCTION  
Barbecues (COOKIN’ WITH GAS)  
Bathroom (RUB A DUB DUB, BE SAFE IN A TUB)  
Carbon Monoxide (CLEAN AIR POLICIES)  
Choking (DON’T CHOKE UNDER PRESSURE)  
Home Accident Facts  
Electrical (STAYING CURRENT ON ELECTRICITY)  
Falls (BALANCING ACT)  
Fire Detection and Response (EARLY WARNING, RAPID RESPONSE)  
Fire Prevention (BURNING ISSUES)  
Firearms (FIREARMS PROTECTION)  
Flammable Liquids (UP IN SMOKE)  
Home Accident Facts  
Furniture Refinishing (THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH ABOUT REFINISHING)  
Gardening (GROWING CONCERNS)  
Hand Tools (BASIC RULES FOR HAND TOOLS)  
Holidays (OPEN ME FIRST)  
Home Appliances (APPLIANCE CONTROLS)  
Home Heating Equipment (HOUSE WARMING HINTS)  
Home Office (HOME WORK REQUIREMENTS)  
Home Repairs (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF)  
Household Chemicals (CHEMICAL REACTIONS)  
Kitchens (KITCHEN CAUTIONS)  
Ladders (LADDER TIPS (CLIMBER FALLS!)  
Lawn Mowers (MOWER SOUND ADVICE)  
Older Adults (SENIOR SAFETY)  
Painting (A SECOND COAT OF SAFETY)  
Home Accident Facts  
Personal Safety Plans (SECURITY BEGINS AT HOME)  
Poisoning (POISON CONTROL)  
Power Tools (WORKSHOP WOES)  
Snow Shoveling (LET IT MELT)  
Home Accident Facts  
Spring Cleaning (SPRING FORWARD (WITH CAUTION)  
Yard and Garden Equipment (SHEAR TERROR)  
   
LEISURE AND GENERAL SAFETY - INTRODUCTION  
Adult Sports (DRIVE SAFELY)  
Alcohol (ALCOHOL CONTENT)  
ATVs (AN ATV IS NOT A TOY)  
Back (LUMBAR SUPPORT)  
Bees (TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE)  
Bicycles - Adults (SOME BALANCED ADVICE)  
Boating (STAYING AFLOAT)  
Bowling (DON’T BE BOWLED OVER)  
Sports Accident Facts  
Camping (CAMPFIRE WISDOM)  
Canoeing (A FEW GOOD TIPS ON CANOEING)  
Chain Saws (DANGEROUS CHAIN REACTION)  
Diving (HEAD UP! HANDS OUT!)  
Eye Protection (IT’S 20/20 HINDSIGHT)  
Fishing (HOOKED ON FISHING)  
Fitness (EXERCISE YOUR (HEALTH) OPTIONS)  
Food Poisoning (WATCH OUT FELLA, THAT’S SALMONELLA)  
Foreign Travel (GLOBAL WARNING)  
Hearing (EAR PLUGS)  
Heat Stress (WHY, THAT BURNS ME UP!)  
Hiking (OVER HILL, OVER DALE)  
Hobbies (COLOR ME CAREFUL)  
Horses (JUST HORSING AROUND)  
Hospital Stays (SURGICAL PROCEDURES)  
Hunting - Firearms (GUNNING FOR TROUBLE)  
Hunting - Other Hazards (HUNTING LESSONS)  
Hypothermia (DANGEROUSLY COLD)  
In-line Skates (WHEELS OF MISFORTUNE)  
Insects - Biting (PUTTING THE NIX TO SPIDERS AND TICKS)  
Medications (MEDICAL ALERT)  
Ocean (WATERSIDE SAFETY)  
Parties - Teen and Adult (DRINKING PROBLEMS)  
Pedestrians (JUST A WALK IN THE PARK)  
People With Disabilities (SPECIAL PEOPLE, SPECIAL NEEDS)  
Personal Watercraft (THIS IS NO TOY STORY)  
Pets (SOME SERIOUS PET PEEVES)  
Running (WHEN YOU’RE JOGGIN’ ... USE YOUR NOGGIN)  
Safety Gifts (GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING)  
Shopping (SHOPPER BEWARE)  
Skin Cancer (MADE IN THE SHADE)  
Sleep (SLEEPLESS IN AMERICA)  
Snow Skiing (SHOOSH! SHOOSH! OUCH!!!)  
Snowmobiles (ICE AND SNOW?!! AWAY WE GO)  
Storms (PLANNING FOR A RAINY DAY)  
Street Crime (STREET SMARTS)  
Swimming (H-2-OH! OH!)  
Water Skiing (DANGEROUS WATER FALLS)  
Wildlife (CRITTER CAUTIONS)  
Winter Precautions (FREEZE WARNING)  
   
KIDS’ SAFETY - INTRODUCTION  
   
Driving Safety  
Car Seats (RESTRAIN YOUR CHILDREN)  
Teenage Drivers (DRIVER’S EDUCATION)  
   
Home Safety  
Baby (THE FIRST SIX MONTHS)  
Babysitting Tips for Parents (GETTING THE RIGHT SITTER)  
Babysitting Tips for Sitters (SERIOUS BUSINESS)  
Burns (HOT TUB ALERT)  
Garage Door (GARAGE DOOR PERILS)  
Kids’ Accident Facts  
Grandchildren Visits (A FEW GRAND SAFETY TIPS)  
Holidays (THE GIFT OF SAFETY)  
Infants - Six Months to Two Years (WATCH OUT! BABY’S WALKING)  
Internet (ACCESS DENIED)  
Kitchens (A KITCHEN RECIPE)  
Latchkey Kids (LACKING SUPERVISION)  
Swimming Pools (POOL PERILS)  
   
Leisure and General Safety  
Bicycles (TYKES ‘N BIKES)  
Brain Injuries (HEADS UP ADVICE)  
Child Care (CHOOSING CHILD CARE)  
Children - Two through Five (FEARLESS YEARS OF 2-5)  
Children - Six through Twelve (THE 6-12 YEARS)  
Fireworks (EXPLOSIVE CONSEQUENCES)  
Football/Soccer (THINGS THAT GO BUMP ON THE TURF)  
Halloween (FRIGHTFUL POSSIBILITIES)  
Kids’ Sports (PLAY IT SAFE)  
Kites (GO FLY A KITE)  
Sports Accident Facts: Under Age 15  
Playgrounds (MONKEYING AROUND)  
School (SAFE SCHOOLING)  
Sexual Abuse (ABUSE OF TRUST)  
Summer Trips (SUMMER GETAWAY)  
Teenagers at Work (PROTECTING TEENAGE WORKERS)  
Toys (DON’T TOY WITH TROUBLE)  
Trampolines (AVOIDING THE BAD BOUNCE)  
   
Information Sources  
Index  

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