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Teens and Distracted Walking

Posted by Lara Vitiello on August 10, 2018

44 kids are hit by a car while walking everyday 1 in 5 high school students walk distracted 1 in 8 middle school students walk distracted Girls are 1.2 times more likely than boys to walk distracted   Keep your teens safe by teaching and reinforcing these safety tips: Teach kids from an early age […]

Back-To-School Transportation Tips

Posted by Lara Vitiello on August 6, 2018

A new school year is upon us. It’s an exciting time for everyone – parents and kids alike. It is important for adults and children to review transportation safety tips, so everyone can have a safe and healthy school year. The new school year means adjustments for everyone – for the kids it’s adjusting to […]

The Great Multitasking Myth

Posted by Lara Vitiello on July 27, 2018

People think they are great at multitasking.  But the reality is, humans are terrible at multitasking. Here’s why multitasking is a myth: When you do two things at the same time, your brain is quickly jumping between the two things.  This is why it’s so dangerous to talk on the phone and drive at the same time.  One […]

Car Accident Checklist

Posted by Lara Vitiello on July 13, 2018

Car accidents happen.  In fact, Missouri and Illinois record thousands of car accidents each year with injuries ranging from minor to fatal. The moments immediately following a car crash are chaotic. Whether victims are seriously injured or not, their mental state is often dazed and confused.  Emotions run high and people can be amped up […]

Tips for a Safe Summer Road Trip

Posted by Lara Vitiello on July 11, 2018

Nothing says summer like a family road trip.  Before you hit the road, take the time to review these National Highway Transportation Safety Administration tips for a safe summer road trip. Before You Go Regular maintenance will go a long way toward preventing breakdowns. If your vehicle has been serviced according to the manufacturer’s recommendations, […]

Fireworks Safety

Posted by Lara Vitiello on June 27, 2018

As families and friends gather for the Fourth of July holiday at backyard barbeques, cookouts and pool parties, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to celebrate safely when using fireworks. There were an estimated 12,900 fireworks-related, emergency department-treated injuries in 2017. Moreover, 67 percent of those injuries occurred during the month […]

National Safety Council Unveils ‘Check To Protect’ Recall Campaign

Posted by Lara Vitiello on June 19, 2018

The National Safety Council recently unveiled ‘Check To Protect’, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check the recall status of their vehicle and have open recalls fixed immediately. The campaign is focused on drivers of vehicles five years old or older and drivers of used cars. Recall compliance rate is only 44% for these vehicles compared to […]

Heat Advisory Safety Tips

Posted by Lara Vitiello on June 14, 2018

Over the next several days, the St. Louis area and much of the Midwest will be under a Heat Advisory. Residents are urged to take extra precautions when the temperatures and the heat index climb into the upper 90s. Everyone can be affected by excessive heat. However, there are certain populations who are more sensitive […]

Workplace Safety: Importance of Fall Protection

Posted by Lara Vitiello on June 5, 2018

Two workers were killed Monday when they fell down an elevator shaft at a construction site in downtown St. Louis. This tragic workplace accident illustrates the ever-present dangers of working on a construction site. Falls are among the most common causes of serious work related injuries and deaths. Employers must set up the work place […]

ATV Safety

Posted by Lara Vitiello on June 4, 2018

Over the weekend, a woman was killed in an ATV accident in Franklin, County. She was a passenger on an ATV when it veered off the right side of the road causing the driver to overcorrect and run off the left side of the road, hitting a tree. Even though the number of annual ATV-related […]

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Teens and Distracted Walking

44 kids are hit by a car while walking everyday 1 in 5 high school students walk distracted 1 in 8 middle school students walk distracted Girls are 1.2 times more likely than boys to walk distracted   Keep your teens safe by teaching and reinforcing these safety tips: Teach kids from an early age […] more

Back-To-School Transportation Tips

A new school year is upon us. It’s an exciting time for everyone – parents and kids alike. It is important for adults and children to review transportation safety tips, so everyone can have a safe and healthy school year. The new school year means adjustments for everyone – for the kids it’s adjusting to […] more

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