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The non-profit, World Against Toys Causing Harm, has released its 2017 list of the ten most hazardous toys. W.A.T.C.H. says consumers buying toys on the Internet are already at a disadvantage, as they are unable to touch and physically inspect a toy...
The holidays are a time to gather with friends and family. If you’ll be doing that in your home this holiday season, it’s important to take your host responsibilities seriously — and we don’t just mean making sure you have enough seating and food to...
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a Holiday Decoration Safety Tips Flyer and here are some tips to keep in mind as you decorate your home and business for the holidays:  Candles Keep candles away from flammable decorations...
With the holidays upon us, online shopping is predicted to increase 7 to 10%, or as much as $117 billion this season.  If you are among these online shoppers, here are a few safety tips to protect yourself from a cyber-crime. Make sure the...
From accidental data breaches to malicious cyber attacks, there are plenty of online threats for business owners to worry about. In the wake of high profile hacks like the WannaCry or Equifax breaches, cyber security has shifted from an added layer...
Tomorrow is Veterans Day and all of us at the agency want to thank our veterans for their sacrifices in keeping our country safe.  We are the home of the free because of the brave. Originally named Armistice Day, the day marks the end of World...
It's that time of year when we gain another hour's sleep by reverting to Standard Time.  Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday evening. Standard time begins at 2:00 am on Sunday. Daylight Savings Time was first conceived by...
Here are some tips to get ready for Halloween to insure you have a safe outing. Go During Safe Trick Or Treat Times You don’t have to wait until it is pitch-black outside to go trick-or-treating. A good trick or treat time is right after an early...
Fall is a great time to prepare the trees on your property for winter.  The trees in your yard can enhance your property, provide shade and offer abundant environmental benefits. However, trees can also pose a safety hazard to your family and...
Being prepared for fall's inclement weather and hazardous driving challenges is half the battle. Watch your speed: Drive a bit slower when faced with fall driving hazards, especially if you're driving around a school bus.  Keep your distance:...

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