Safety

Fireworks Safety

(NBC News) With the 4th of July coming Wednesday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is raising awareness about the dangers of fireworks. Eight people were killed last year from fireworks-related accidents, according…

Roadside Emergencies

(NBC News) With roadways filling up fast with vacation travelers, emergency medical officials are hoping they're traveling with far more than just a first aid kit. "Such as ace bandages and compresses…

Pedestrian Fatalities On The Rise

(NBC News) Recent research that involves pedestrian crash data from 2009 to 2016 shows a significant uptick in the number of crash fatalities. The majority of accidents are happening in urban or suburban areas that are…

Turkey Season Starts March 24

With turkey hunting season kicking off on March 24 in Georgia, it's a good idea to refresh your knowledge about the rules and regulations. Of course, let's not forget about safety. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division…

Church Safety and Responding to Active Shooters

The Columbus Police Department will conduct a seminar on Church Safety and Responding to Active Shooters. Churches are invited to send a representative to participate in this event. Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Time: 6:00pm Location: Citizen Service Center, Community…

2017 Was Safe Year for Air Travel

(CNN) - It appears flying in 2017 was relatively safe compared to previous years. The Aviation Safety Network says there were 10 fatal commercial passenger and cargo air crashes last year. 44 passengers and crew members were killed. That's much…

Eclipse Safety: Do's and Don'ts

(NBC News) It's been pretty well established that you should never look directly at the sun. The problem is, next Monday, people all over the country will be tempted to do just that during the solar…

Remember to be Safe While Celebrating Independence Day

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission about 250 people go to the emergency room daily, with fireworks-related injuries around the July 4th holiday. To help us have fun and be safe while celebrating, Fire…

Have A Blast, But Don't Get Burned

(NBC News) Booming, brilliant displays of fireworks are a Fourth of July tradition, yet every year thousands of people are injured using them. The Consumer Product Safety Commission used mannequins Tuesday to demonstrate the very real…