Safety Tips

May 21, 2019

Could Wildfire Season Create New Asbestos Dangers?

Californians welcomed the wet winter that brought spring’s lush green fields to life. Unfortunately, that same beautiful landscape is expected to dry out over the summer months and may pose a safety risk due to anticipated wildfires. The Golden State has been ravaged by wildfires in recent years that reduce whole communities to ash. The [...]
November 15, 2018

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Symptoms and Lower Your Risk

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer worldwide. In the United States, one in thirteen men and one in sixteen women will be diagnosed. Anyone can be diagnosed with lung cancer. People who smoke are at the greatest risk, but 10-15% of those diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked. Smokers can significantly reduce their risk [...]
December 30, 2014

Five Resolutions for a Safer New Year

Five Resolutions for a Safer New Yearby Brayton Purcell LLP | Dec 30, 2014 | Safety Tips | We often make resolutions to lose weight in the New Year, but what about keeping ourselves safe from harm? Brayton Purcell LLP has come up with five resolutions that will lead to a safer year for you and your [...]
October 30, 2014

Brayton Purcell’s Halloween Safety Tips

Brayton Purcell’s Halloween Safety Tipsby Brayton Purcell LLP | Oct 30, 2014 | Safety Tips | Know the route your kids will be taking if you aren’t going with them. Let them know that they are to check in with you every hour, by phone or by stopping back at home In most cities it’s [...]
October 7, 2014

Cargo Net Playgrounds Pose Strangulation Hazard

Cargo Net Playgrounds Pose Strangulation Hazardby Brayton Purcell LLP | Oct 7, 2014 | Safety Tips | The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urges parents to check outdoor play equipment with a cargo net feature before allowing children to play. Some nets have openings with a perimeter length of between 17-28 inches which could allow [...]
October 2, 2014

Tips for a Safe School Year

Tips for a Safe School Yearby Brayton Purcell LLP | Oct 2, 2014 | Safety Tips | The fall season means back to school for kids. Parents and caregivers have pencils, binders, backpacks and notebooks on their back-to-school shopping list. But, as students head back to school, make sure you have a back to school [...]
September 25, 2014

Remembering Swimming Pool Safety

Remembering Swimming Pool Safetyby Brayton Purcell LLP | Sep 25, 2014 | Safety Tips | From Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014, at least 174 children between the ages of 1 and 14 drowned in swimming pools or spas, according to the USA Swimming Foundation. Of the 174 reports, 112 victims were children younger than [...]
September 11, 2014

Food Safety Tips for Tailgating

Food Safety Tips for Tailgatingby Brayton Purcell LLP | Sep 11, 2014 | Safety Tips | The days get cooler, the leaves start to change, fall and football season are just kicking off. If you’re planning to tailgate this football season, plan ahead to keep free from food-born illness. Dietitian Marisa Moore says, “Tailgating can [...]
September 5, 2014

A Few Tips on Earthquake Preparedness

It was dubbed the “Napa Earthquake” after the 6.0 magnitude quake woke residents of the Napa Valley on August 24, 2014. Since then there have been aftershocks and other small “rollers” causing residents to evaluate their earthquake preparedness. California residents, do you know how to prepare and survive a major quake? Many people think having [...]