Safety First

By: Lyle Karasiuk

Prepared for an Emergency

September 21, 2017 - 10:38am

Emergency preparedness is equally important in the home. Learn what hazards exist in your area and what other types of risks for which you should be prepared. These may include flooding, earthquakes, chemical spills, power outages etc.

You need to:

Safety Tips for Farm Families During Harvest

September 20, 2017 - 7:48am

Farming is a vital and important industry to Saskatchewan, but with the recent wet weather many farmers are worried about getting this year’s harvest in the bin.  The wet weather will mean many farmers will be working longer hours in a push to get the crop off the field. Today farmers tend to large areas of crop using bigger more efficient equipment to get the job done. Getting home safely at the end of the day is important to all farm families.

Safety around the farm can include these good practices:

Back to School

September 6, 2017 - 7:36am

Moms and Dad’s are excited while children are apprehensive; it’s one of the most wonderful times of the year. It’s Back to School time! Hundreds of children will walk to and from school every day – slow down to posted speed limit in all school zones. Hey, it’s a pretty good rule to follow in all residential areas where children are playing.

Farmers - Stay Safe

August 26, 2017 - 8:53am

Farming is a vital and important industry to Saskatchewan. Many farmers will be working longer hours to get the crop off the field. Today farmers tend to large areas of crop using bigger more efficient equipment to get the job done. Getting home safely at the end of the day is important to all farm families.

Safety around the farm can include these good practices:

Bike Helmets Save Lives

August 8, 2017 - 7:06pm

Cycling season is upon us. Everyone regardless of age needs to wear a helmet. A simple action like riding through a stop sign; a collision; mechanical breakdown or other cycling incident could spell disaster and change your life forever. We make our children wear a helmet with every ride but what’s your excuse for not wearing one?

A helmet:

Sun Safety

July 25, 2017 - 10:31am

Summer is the time to enjoy your spot at the beach “catching some rays.” Did you know that even on a cloudy day you can get a sun burn? It is possible to enjoy healthy outdoor activities while in the sun.

Prepared for an Emergency

July 11, 2017 - 10:16am

Emergency preparedness is equally important in the home. Learn what hazards exist in your area and what other types of risks for which you should be prepared. These may include flooding, earthquakes, chemical spills, power outages etc. Hot dry weather and the BC Interior is a blaze. Last year Albert and the year before Saskatchewan. Forest Fires are just of many hazards your family might face.

You need to:

Summer Time Cooking

June 28, 2017 - 7:58am

The barbeque is one of those summer time appliances we certainly can not live without. At the lake or on the backyard the smell of barbeque is a summer time favorite. In our haste to get the meal on the go we might forget some food safety which unfortunately leads to illness.

Clean: Wash hands and surfaces often to avoid the spread of bacteria.

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