Author Archives: Nicole Kelly

June .6 .2017

Childproofing the Bedroom

We think of bedrooms as a place of sleep and sweet dreams. While that’s true for even a child’s bedroom, there are little things that can cause bumps in the night or day that could end up with a...
February .7 .2017

Steps for Childproofing Stairways

It may be a few small steps for you, but to a little child a staircase could be a giant leap or tumble to a serious injury. Each year, thousands of children are hurt on stairs and most of these are...
December .28 .2016

Childproof Your Kitchen

Parents have a lot of worries when it comes to home safety for their kids. But there’s one room in the house that provides both nourishment and danger – the kitchen. It’s full of knives, burners, and...
November .17 .2016

Childproof Your Living Room

As a parent, you worry endlessly about protecting your kids but you may be overlooking a major problem area. Your living room is a kid hazardous zone. That glass coffee table or that ultra-modern...
November .1 .2016

The Dutch Reach Can Save Lives

Anyone who has ever biked along a row of parked cars has one serious dread – crashing into an opening car door. Getting ‘doored’ is bad news for both the cyclist and the driver. But one simple change...
May .10 .2016

Is Your Open House a Safe House?

A man trips and falls in a hole on a driveway and seriously injures himself. He sues the homeowner. The homeowner argues that the hole had been there for years and no one had tripped before. The...
February .9 .2016

Concussion Increases Suicide Risk

Adults who suffer "mild" concussion injuries are three times more likely to die by taking their own lives than the rest of the population according to a recent Canadian study. Researchers suggest a...
December .4 .2015

Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving presents challenges for BC drivers including slippery roads, limited visibility, and subzero temperatures. Here are some tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season....
October .12 .2015

Concussion Victim Takes His Own Life

Ryan Donaldson was only 17 when he took his own life after dealing with a series of sports-related concussions. Ryan was a high level hockey player who was drafted by the Kelowna Rockets in the fifth...
May .25 .2015

Concussion Safety through Education

Keeping children and teens healthy and safe is always a top priority, especially when engaging in sports. The serious, cumulative, and long-lasting effects of concussions cannot be overstated. Signs...
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