Baby Proofing Your Home

Posted October 16, 2014 By Yuba-Sutter Safety Team
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Baby Proofing Your Home

Keeping your baby safe is one of your greatest responsibilities as a parent. There is so much to consider when baby proofing your home, many things you will not see as a hazard but may very well be to your child. The best thing you can do when baby proofing a home is to see the home as if you were your baby. Doing this will help you see things things that may be a hazard that you might have just overlooked. Read the remainder of this entry »

   

Smoke Detector – An important Lifesaving Device

Posted October 16, 2014 By Yuba-Sutter Safety Team
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Importance of a Smoke Detector

About 300,000 home fires happen every year in the United States. Most of the deaths caused by a home fire are from the smoke and not the burns from the fire. Almost two thirds of fires in the United States happen in homes with no smoke detector or a smoke detector that is not working. I cannot stress how important it is to own a smoke detector and keep it well maintained. Read the remainder of this entry »

   

Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

Posted July 18, 2014 By Yuba-Sutter Safety Team
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If a person becomes ill, quick recognition and early intervention is the key.  When someone is injured, it is usually obvious and that person can tell you what has happened or where they hurt.  However; with some illnesses, the early warning signs may be hard to detect, and once the person starts to exhibit more obvious signs or symptoms, it may already be too late to avoid serious deficits or even death.  A good example of this would be when someone is experiencing a stroke. Read the remainder of this entry »

   

Calling 911 from Your Cellphone – What You Need To Know

Posted July 9, 2014 By Yuba-Sutter Safety Team
Calling 911

In today’s world, getting help is as easy as calling 9-1-1.  Any time there is an emergency, we take for granted that just by dialing 9-1-1 on our phone, and help will be at our side in no time.  However; this may not always be the case. Read the remainder of this entry »

   

Caring For Burns

Posted July 3, 2014 By Yuba-Sutter Safety Team
First Degree Burn

With the summer upon us and the Fourth of July fast approaching, we wanted to give everyone a quick overview on caring for burns.  There are a lot of myths out there when it comes to caring for burns, and some of them can do more harm than good.

Burns are classified by their depth.  The deeper the burn penetrates the layers of skin, the more severe it is.  The three classifications of burns are: Read the remainder of this entry »

   

Disco May Be Dead, But It Can Help During CPR

Posted July 2, 2014 By Yuba-Sutter Safety Team
Bee Gee's Stayin' Alive

Have you ever found yourself tapping your foot to the rhythm of one of you favorite songs?  Well good news!  You can use this to save a life.

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