Fire can be important in keeping land productive. Learn more and be prepared for risks.
Fire prevention isn’t something many people think about on a daily basis. However, it’s a major cause of loss of life and property. This is especially true for farmers whose livelihood depends on their operations. For farmers, barn fire safety should not be an afterthought. When farming is your livelihood you can’t risk any
A Little Prep Goes Along Ways. Snowmobiling is an activity both exciting and dangerous. Preparing for an emergency before going on a snowmobiling trip is that crucial element of survival in a bad situation. If you like snowmobiling and want to learn more about being safe while riding, take a moment to read these
Did you know it only takes 30 seconds for a fire to get out of control? You may be able to prevent a home fire…if you can get to the fire extinguisher within 6 seconds. Home fires are a major problem. As the American Red Cross reports, out of the 74,000 disasters they responded to,
When choosing the best extinguisher for fire safety protection, there are multiple considerations. Will it work? Is it effective? Will it be able to put out a fire? However, not many people think about what’s inside their fire extinguisher. Most dry chemical fire extinguishers contain ammonium phosphate, an agent that highly irritates the eyes
An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Lot of $$$ Once again, harvest season is upon us. That means getting up early, leaving late, and reaping the benefits off all the hard work you put in this season. However, it is important to remember the dangers of the harvest season, the major one being fires.
It’s that time of the year when students go back to their studies after summer break. Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean fire safety isn’t important anymore! This is especially true for college students. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), on average, there are over 3,800 campus fires that occur each year
How to Know When Ice is Safe Walking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, ice fishing (with or without a car), cross-country skiing, skating and playing sports are dangerous pastimes when you don’t know how to tell if ice is thick enough to withstand weight. There are ways to assist in gauging potential ice safety, such as observing its