safety: Fire Season in California - 08/28/10 09:33 PM
Hi Everyone! It's right in the middle of fire season here in Southern California and I thought it would be a good idea to post some Fire Safety tips that I found on the Los Angeles County Fire Department website. Approximately 1300 homes burn down each day in the United States, so it really pays to be prepared, even if you think it couldn't happen to you!
 
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Address numbers need to be clearly visible from the street No Grass, weeds, or rubbish near structure Keep branches clear from electrical lines Have a Spark arrestor on your chimney to prevent … (1 comments)

safety: 300,000 Eggs Recalled by Fontana Company - 08/24/10 12:34 AM
We've all heard about the nationwide egg recall that has now reached over a half a billion eggs. Now the situation has become more locally relevant here in Fontana, California as a Fontana company is voluntarily recalling nearly 300,000 eggs because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella, according to the company's news release on Sunday. The company, Moark, LLC, is recalling specific lots of shell eggs produced by Hillandale Farms of Iowa and packaged by Moark because of the possible health risk involved.
Potentially affected eggs that were received by Moark total approximately 24,300 dozen and were repackaged … (4 comments)

safety: Keep Your Pets Safe This Labor Day! - 08/19/10 07:42 PM
Labor Day weekend, the unoffical end of summer, is right around the corner! Many of us are planning picnics or mini-vacations to take advantage of the last few days of the summertime. While having fun is a must, what's equally important is to make sure to take care of your four-legged friends!
The following tips from the ASPCA are good to know to make sure Fuffy and Spot enjoy the holiday as much as you do:
Do not apply any sunscreen or insect repellent product to your pet that is not labeled specifically for use on animals. Always assign a dog guardian. No matter … (4 comments)

safety: Smart Employee + Stupid Burglar = Safe Business - 08/18/10 12:59 AM
This past Thursday morning (August 12, 2010) a man attempted to rob a business in Fontana, California but was unsuccessful.
The suspect entered the location on Foothill Boulevard at 8:30am when an employee was just opening the business. The suspect showed the employee a black handgun in his waistband, whereupon the employee opened the teller area. The would-be burglar was unable to get into the safe and left the location moments later. The employee, who had activated the alarm as she entered the business, was not injured in the incident.
 
Now, I wasn't able to find specifics, but I'm guessing … (1 comments)

safety: IMPORTANT - Whooping Cough Epidemic in California - 07/31/10 08:28 PM
California parents are urged to make sure their young children receive the DTap immunization agaist the recent whooping cough epidemic in the state. Sadly, one infant in San Bernardino County has already died from it, and four more have died since January. Statewide, there have been 910 cases of whooping cough (also called pertussis) reported from January through June 15, which is a huge increase from the same time last year when there were 219 cases reported.The disease starts like a common cold, but after one to two weeks, severe coughing begins. Infants and children with the disease cough violently and … (5 comments)

safety: Carbon Monoxide - Important Information - 07/14/10 01:49 AM
To help keep your gas appliances operating safely and efficiently, your local gas company or a licensed, qualified professional should check your gas appliances every year. By not performing annual maintenance you may experience inefficient appliance operation, and in some cases, dangerous exposure to carbon monoxide.Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is formed when carbon-based fuels (such as kerosene, gasoline, propane, natural gas, oil, charcoal or wood) are burned with inadequate amounts of oxygen, creating a condition known as incomplete combustion. In the case of home gas appliances, this can be caused by improper installation, poor maintenance, or … (2 comments)

 
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