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Choose Safe Toys This Holiday Season

  There are millions of toys in the market for children. Each year, we see new trends right in time for the holiday season. But you must remember, but because they are popular, doesn’t make them safe. Each year, hundreds of kids are treated in hospital emergency departments for toy-related injuries. Here are some general guidelines to keep in mind when shopping for toys this year: Toys made of fabric should be labeled as flame resistant or flame retardant. Stuffed toys should be washable. Painted toys should be covered with lead-free paint to avoid consumption if your child chews on it or it begins to chip. Be sure to purchase art materials which are non-toxic. Crayons and paints should say ASTM D-4236 on the package, which means they've been evaluated by the American Society for Testing and Materials. Avoid older toys & hand me downs from friends and family. Apart from germs, these toys may not meet the current safety standards and may be ...

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Scare Safely

As you begin your preparations for this year’s Halloween festivities, we want to make sure those cool costumes of your favorite superhero, monster, or cartoon character will keep you safe while enjoying the day. Whether you plan to dress up like Superman, Elmo, or a scary Vampire, keep the following safety tips in mind when trying on your costume: Choose fire-retardant costumes:  Check the labels of your costumes, as well as all your accessories to ensure they are fire resistant. This should include any wigs, shoe covers, and accessories which may compliment your look. Use Make up instead of Masks:  Using a mask may impair your vision and may cause you to dehydrate, as the heat builds up during your “trick or treating” around the neighborhood.  Instead, consider choosing hypoallergenic makeup commonly used for face painting as an alternative. Size matters:  When trying on your costume, ensure you have selected the proper fit.  Any dangling or loose fitting item ...

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A Change in Florida's Child Safety Restraint Laws

New child safety law in effect as of January 1st.

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Simple Steps for Pool Safety

  For many people in the Sunshine State, summertime goes hand-in-hand with a little fun in the sun and a splash in the pool.  For small children to older adults and everybody in between, it is important to make safety a priority while swimming. To make sure your family is safe at the neighborhood pool, or even at the beach, follow these simple steps. ·        Always make sure there is a lifeguard or a responsible parent on duty to supervise children ·        Be aware: no matter the size of the pool, whether a large community pool or small hot tub, swimming can be dangerous if not carefully monitored ·        Make sure a flotation device is handy near the pool for emergency situations ·        Supervise children at all times and make sure there is no horseplay, such as running, jumping, etc. because of the risk of slipping and falling into the pool or onto the pool deck ·        Only children with experience and the ability to swim and/or be able to float should be allowed in or near the pool ·        B ...

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Graco Car Seat Recall

Graco recalls almost 2 million car seats. Will provide replacement buckles for children safety.

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Issues to Consider When Adding a Dog to Your Family

When choosing a dog to join your family, be wary of certain breeds that might be an issue with your homeowners insurer.

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Safe Sleeping for Babies

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company provides tips for infant death syndrome prevention.

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Safety Games for Kids

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company offers safety game ideas for children.

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Heat Exhaustion

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company offers health advice about heat exhaustion for Florida residents

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Safety Games for Kids

Florida Peninsula Insurance Company offers safety game ideas for children.

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