2016 Safety Tips from Veolia North America

2014-Safety-Tips


January: Winter Weather Safety
In many areas of the United States, dealing with bitter cold winters are a reality for the people who live there. If you reside in a cold-winter-climate, you’ve surely learned through experience how to stay safe when the temperatures drop... Read More

February:  CO 2 and Smoke Detectors
Every year in the United States, about 3,000 people lose their lives in residential fires. Most fire victims die from inhalation of smoke and toxic gases, not as a result of burns. Protect yourself and your family by regularly testing your smoke alarm batteries and replacing them at least once a year......Read More

March:  Thunderstorms and Lightning Safety
All thunderstorms are dangerous. Every thunderstorm produces lightning. While lightning fatalities have decreased over the past 30 years, lightning continues to be one of the top three storm-related killers in the United States. On average in the U.S.....Read More

April:  Driving in the Rain
During the spring months, we regularly find ourselves faced with driving on wet, slippery roads. While most of us use caution when driving on wet roads, many drivers treat it like regular driving conditions. According to the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).......Read More

May:  Summer Grilling Safety
Fire in the grill, under hot dogs and burgers, is a welcome sight at the family cookout. But fire anywhere else can make your summer kick-off barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons. To keep you and your family safe while grilling, follow these general guidelines:....Read More

June:  Sun Protection Safety
The best way to protect your skin from the dangerous effects of UV radiation is to make sun protection part of your daily routine........Read More

July:  Water Safety - Swimming & Boating
Swimming, boating and other water activities are some of the best ways to beat the heat when the summer temperatures reach scorching levels. But water activities can also present some risks and dangers to you and your family’s safety.......Read More

August:  College Campus Safety
 When students head off to college, their safety is probably not foremost in their minds. But college campus safety is of great importance........Read More

September:  Preparing for Power Outages
The storm may blow through in a day, but the lights may stay out for a week — or more. An extended power outage can mean shivering — or sweating — in the dark and, in some cases, can be a threat to your health and safety.........Read More

October:  Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Safety
Every year in the United States, about 3,000 people lose their lives in residential fires. Most fire victims die from inhalation of smoke and toxic gases, not as a result of burns. Protect yourself and your family by regularly testing your smoke alarm batteries and replacing them at least once a year........Read More