Safety First

By: Lyle Karasiuk

Winter Safety Advise

December 12, 2017 - 3:53pm

Winter Safety Advice

It’s that time of year once again when the thermometer dips well below freezing and we bundle up in multiple layers to stay toasty warm. Of course there is an alternative of that warm winter vacation or simply staying indoors throughout those cold months. As mom always said an ounce of prevention …

Cold Temperatures

Christmas Preparations 101

November 29, 2017 - 8:56am

Christmas carols played on the radio and Christmas displays in local stores signal one of the busiest times of the year. But in our haste to get the decorations put up, baking done, entertaining organized and presents bought, we might take short cuts to getting the jobs done a little quicker.

Take a few short minutes before hanging decorations to:

Skiing & Snowboarding - Winter Sports Safety

November 16, 2017 - 8:09am

Outdoor winter activities such as skiing and snowboarding are great forms of exercise and they are also a lot of fun. Although these are fun activities, they can be dangerous if you aren't careful. Children and youth (ages 13 - 17) have the highest rate of injury in the skiing population. The following safety tips will help skiers and snowboarders of all ages to decrease their risks of injury this winter and in winters to come.

Prepared for an Emergency

November 5, 2017 - 9:20am

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. Recently a power outage on a late fall day might have got you thinking how do I heat my home without power to run the furnace.

You need to:

Planning for Winter Means Having Your Vehicle Ready Too

November 1, 2017 - 9:22am

Planning for winter includes making your vehicle ready too!

It's never fun if your vehicle lets you down, but it can be downright miserable or even dangerous if it happens on a cold winter day. Just as we’ve cleaned our windows and raked up the leaves in preparation for winter, so too should your car we winterized. Here are a few things you should know about "winterizing" your vehicle:

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.

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