Category Archives: Safety

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…

Coastal waters of Manila Bay isn’t safe for swimming

Swim where? Manila Bay? It isn’t safe to swim there because the water has been declared as unsafe for swimming. Manila Bay serves as catch basin for both solid and liquid waste from the surrounding places of Manila Bay for several years now. You’ll see tons of floating solid waste from plastic containers, soiled pampers,…

Covered

Our children’s health and safety is probably the top priority of us, mothers. Whatever they do, we want them to be always safe and unharmed. This is the main reason we spend time and effort in baby-proofing our homes. We call the electrician to make sure all switchplate covers are intact and not lose because…