Hazards in Your Home Storage Areas

Hazards in Your Home Storage Areas

Many American families have an accumulation of stuff in their homes: gasoline cans, spare oil, half-containers of antifreeze, fertilizer, yard pesticides and other materials all compressed together into one poorly ventilated space. This creates the perfect conditions...
Emergency Response Planning for Home

Emergency Response Planning for Home

Fires, earthquakes, floods and tornados can strike at any time. Just as you plan and prepare for evacuations at your workplace, you need a plan for your family. The Federal Emergency Management Agency, the American Red Cross and other organizations offer excellent...
Having Food in an Emergency

Having Food in an Emergency

In an emergency, food and water are top priorities. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) suggests stockpiling up to two weeks’ worth of food. Losing power for an extended period can create food shortages if you are caught unprepared. Planning When planning...
What Is Negligence?

What Is Negligence?

According to Cornell Law School, negligence is “a failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances.” This applies to both professional services and personal actions. While you can’t purchase a...
Protecting Your Child From Identity Theft

Protecting Your Child From Identity Theft

Bad guys could steal your child’s identity or personal information to commit fraud or synthesize a new identity. Your child’s personal information is a blank slate, and that’s the perfect playground for a long-haul identity theft operation. Even if your child is a...
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