March 2019 Product Recalls

We don’t like it when people get sick or injured, and neither does the government, so once a month we like to do a deep dive into the most recent product recalls and share with you the ones we think you should be aware of — especially when it comes to the safety of your [...]

2019-03-29T09:50:32-08:00March 29th, 2019|Child Safety, Product Recalls, Safety|0 Comments

Spring Into Safety With These Round-the-Home Tips

Spring has sprung, although it seems as though the weather, upon getting that memo, promptly dismissed it in preference of more rain, thunder, and 63 degree days. Hopefully, not for much longer. As the days warm back up here in Southern California, it's the perfect time to refresh ourselves on some of the biggest dangers [...]

2019-03-22T15:10:06-08:00March 22nd, 2019|Safety, Summer, Summer Safety|0 Comments

2018 Was the Worst Year for Pedestrian Deaths in Nearly Three Decades

In the years following 1990’s spike in pedestrian deaths, the researchers whose job it is to track them were relieved:  fatalities fell sharply, and continued to fall. That year, 6,482 people had lost their lives on the streets of America — not because they were behind the wheel themselves, but because they were at the [...]

New Year? New Laws. Here Are Just a Few of the Laws Taking Effect in 2019

We love the law, and while some people might maintain that the law doesn't love them, we'd beg to differ. Every year a gaggle of new laws — all wide-eyed and and idealistic — go into effect. We thought we'd take a few words to get to know them a little better, especially the ones [...]

2019-02-01T16:01:31-08:00January 4th, 2019|Bike Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Safety|0 Comments

The Gift of You: How to Stay Safe This Holiday Season, and the Next

As the last of the end of year holidays draws near, it's hard not to notice the chill in the air. Not because it's cold — this is Southern California, after all — but because with great sadness (or glee, depending on which camp you fall in), the sweet, timeless notes of Christmas muzak will [...]

2019-02-01T16:01:31-08:00December 26th, 2018|Holiday Safety, Safety|0 Comments

Halloween Safety: How One Poor Choice Could Haunt You Forever

Halloween is supposed to a little spooky, but for a handful of unwitting families this year, a night of costumed innocence will turn into a nightmare from which they’ll never wake — the ghost of one poor decision haunting them for the rest of their lives. The scary truth is that children are twice as [...]

2018-10-24T15:49:20-08:00October 24th, 2018|Halloween, Halloween Safety, Safety|0 Comments

A Look Back On National Child Passenger Safety Week

As autumn marches onward, and as parents across the nation settle wholly back into a routine of shuffling the kids off to school each morning, it hardly crosses our minds that some of those children might never return home. Ideally, this thought should never have to. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death [...]

HBL Back to School Safety

It’s that time of the year again! Let’s kick the semester off with some back to school safety tips. The smell of coffee wafts through the kitchen. You have a few spare minutes of silence before you need to wrangle the kiddos out of bed, stuff them into something resembling an outfit, and [...]

2019-02-01T16:01:33-08:00August 27th, 2018|Child Safety, Safety, School Safety|0 Comments