5 Ways to Keep Pets Safe All Summer Long
Apr30

5 Ways to Keep Pets Safe All Summer Long

Summer isn’t over yet, and whether you’re headed out to the lake or hosting a pool party at home, it’s likely your furry friend will be right by your side. Pets need your help to stay safe during summer. For a focus on more fun and fewer visits to the veterinarian, try these simple tips: 1. Protect Those Paws Ever touched pavement on a hot summer day and burned your fingertips? Or rushed to put your sandals on at the beach because the...

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Driving in the Rain Safety Tip
May23

Driving in the Rain Safety Tip

Learn safe driving tips for wet weather conditions.

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Lightning Master Technology
Mar11

Lightning Master Technology

A Lightning Strike begins with the formation of stepped-leaders extending downward from the storm cloud in jumps of approximately 150′. When the stepped leaders reach to within about 500′ of the surface of the earth, their electrical attraction pulls streamers of ground charge off various structures and objects on the surface.Whichever streamer reaches a stepped-leader first completes the lightning strike to the structure...

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Space heater safety tips for cold weather
Nov19

Space heater safety tips for cold weather

ABC Action News takes a closer look at space heater safety with Tampa Fire Rescue. The dropping temperature makes for a busy night ahead for Tampa Fire rescue. Crews know their calls will increase as residents adjust their thermostats and pull out their space heaters for the first time this fall. They are fully aware that can turn deadly. Four years ago, a space heater ignited an Odessa home, killing five children. So what should you...

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History of Head Gear: The Evolution of Safety in Sports
Aug26

History of Head Gear: The Evolution of Safety in Sports

Admiral Joseph Reeves, who played football for the U.S. Naval Academy in 1893, is the first player to wear protective head gear during a game. Doctors told him he risked certain death if he was kicked in the head one more time. Determined to continue playing, he went to a local shoemaker who designed a leather helmet so he could play in the Army/Navy game that week. The next seven decades would see football helmets continually evolve...

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Driving under the Influence of Marijuana
Aug12

Driving under the Influence of Marijuana

  More than 10 million people reported driving under the influence of illicit drugs in 2012, Mothers Against Drunk Driving reports. This figure, coupled with the fact that 2 in 3 people will be involved in a car crash related to drunk driving in their lifetime, is one of the main reasons legislation across the states is honing in on promoting sober driving. While typically drunk driving has been the cause of fatalities, marijuana...

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