Friday, March 31, 2017

Around The Clock Family Safety


For every single family out there, safety is their number one worry. And I’m sure that is the same for yours as well! Parents always put their kids first and ensure that they are always safe around the clock. No matter what time of the day it is, parents always want to know what their kids are up to, to ensure their safety. 

Because of this, I thought it would be a nice idea to put together a few quick tips on how you can always improve your family’s safety around the clock. Here are a few quick ideas.





On The School Run: Car Safety

One of the earliest times when your child will be most at risk is during the school run. This is especially the case if you drive your child to and from school every day. For this reason, it’s a good idea to make sure that car safety is at the very forefront of your mind. Otherwise, you might have to deal with an injury issue. So, whenever you are driving in your car, make sure that every passenger has their seat belt on. If you have some young children and toddlers, it is also crucial that they are using a correctly fitted car seat.

Lunchtime: Safe And Healthy Dining

Next, we need to think about safety at lunchtime. Well, any meal time, as a matter of fact! If you are dining out, be sure to find a restaurant or cafe that has excellent cleanliness standards. You can often find out this information by looking at your local health and safety office’s website. If you are preparing food at home, be sure to thoroughly wash any vegetables and fruit that you use. You should also store your cooked and raw meat correctly as this can significantly reduce the risk of your family catching food poison.

Through The Night: Fire Safety

Once you are all tucked up in bed for the night, you might think that there isn’t much that can go wrong. Well, actually, there is something that could pose a safety risk! Studies show that household fires occur more often through the night. The best way to prevent these is to make sure that all your electrical appliances are unplugged every night. This way, they can’t overheat and catch light. It’s also a good idea to practice regular fire drills with your family. That way, you will all know exactly what to do and the best possible escape route if you are ever woken in the middle of the night by a fire. When you are practicing, go through this situation twice. First, imagine it is the middle of the day and then imagine that the fire happens while you are sleeping. That way, you will always be prepared, no matter what time of day it is!

Safety is important to everyone, so hopefully, all of these tips will prove useful to you and your family. I’d love to hear anymore that you might have!

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