Category Archives: Safety

Assistance In The Home

Sometimes, a family might not want to go to a nursing facility to receive the care that is needed for health or safety issues. A home care service can come to the home to provide the care that is needed on certain days of the week or 24 hours a day depending on how often…

Important things to observe during the rainy season

Water Make sure drinking water is from a safe source. When in doubt, boil water for 2 minutes or longer, or chlorinate drinking water to make it safe. Food Food should be well-cooked. Leftovers should be covered and kept away from household pests. Food waste should be disposed of properly. Clothing Keep yourself dry and…

WHAT TO DO DURING TYPHOONS OR HEAVY RAINS

Image credit: N and People’s Tonight (June 30, 2015)

Typhoons and heavy rains may cause flooding which, in turn, can potentially increase the transmission of communicable diseases. These include water-borne diseases (e.g., typhoid fever, cholera, leptospirosis, and hepatitis A); and vector-borne diseases (e.g., malaria, dengue). Climate change affects the increase in the intensity of typhoons. Water Make sure drinking water is from a safe…

Earthquake Safety Tips

Survival Tips from Earthquake

Sharing this bit of important information from http://www.infographicsposters.com/. Filed at Infographicsposters.com in Environmental Infographics Repost from my other blog.

Safety rules on use of firecrackers and pyrotechnic devices

fireworks

If you cannot avoid to light a firecracker to welcome the new year, please take note of the following safety rules from health experts. Do not hold firecrackers while lighting them. Use the lighted end of a stick instead. Do not light more than one device at a time. Do no alter fireworks in a…