Summer Safety

Are Pool Alarms Effective in Preventing Child Drowning?

If there is one outdoor fixture that is synonymous with hot summer days and good times, it is the family’s backyard pool.  But as relaxing and as fun as these fixtures are, they pose a significant risk of drowning accidents to children and adults alike. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning… read more

Beware of Dangerous Children’s Pool Toys

Many American families enjoy pools during the hot summer months, and many children’s pool toys can be fun and safe ways to enjoy the water. However, several types of children’s pool toys can cause serious harm in certain circumstances. It’s crucial to know which toys could pose a danger to your children. Some devices like… read more

Is Buzzed Driving Considered Drunk Driving?

Summer is a great time for gatherings with friends, cookouts, and vacations. Adults who enjoy social drinking typically tend to drink more during the hot summer months, so it’s important to keep a few best practices in mind when it comes to alcohol consumption and driving. Unfortunately, many people falsely believe that a small amount… read more

Avoiding Four Wheeler ATV Injuries

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) can be a great way to have fun this summer, but it’s vital to acknowledge the inherently dangerous nature of these vehicles and know a few best practices to avoid injuries. ATVs, while smaller than most passenger cars, are still heavy and potentially dangerous motor vehicles that do not have the same… read more

Child Injuries at Summer Camp

A summer camp can be a great way to keep your child active and safe this summer, but it’s important to understand the risks that some summer camp activities may pose. If you are sending your child to a summer camp, be sure to follow a few best practices to help him or her avoid… read more

Safe Boating at Lake Houston

Many Texas residents will take to Lake Houston this summer to enjoy boating and other watercraft during the hot weather. Boating can be a great way to spend a summer day until an injury occurs. It’s essential for boat owners to know their responsibilities to their passengers and other boaters, just as a person who… read more

Avoiding Swimming Pool Injuries This Summer

Many American families enjoy swimming pools during the hot summer months, but it’s important to know how to avoid some common swimming pool injuries. Additionally, it’s imperative for pool owners to know how to properly maintain their pools to keep the water free from potentially harmful substances and organisms. As we focus on safety this… read more