Resource articles

Safe supervision at the pool

All pool and swimming activities should have at least one certified lifeguard present. Consult your state licensing standards for guidance and to ensure compliance with pool or other water activities.

Avoiding toy hazards

Tips to avoid toy hazards including toy size, how small a toy can be, and about toy safety.

Countermeasures to reduce vehicle crashes

Common causes of driver inattention, and how to reduce the risk of accidents.

Food choking hazards in child care

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) outlines that choking on food poses an important and relatively under-addressed problem for U.S. children.

EMS safe driving tips

EMS personnel are 2.5 times more likely to die in a crash than other workers. Roughly 70% of fatal crashes occur while running hot.

Exertional heat stroke

Review the risk factors for exertional heat stroke.

Infection reflections

Although the likelihood of Ebola in the United States is minimal, the CDC has taken precautions.

LASER: Riskier than you think

The FDA reminds us that laser pointers are not toys.

Are you prepared to deal with medical device and drug recalls?

Do you have a system in place to identify which devices and drugs your system uses that have been subject to recall?

Complacency kills

Tips to transport a non-emergency patient safely.