Posted on 10/1/2018 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Halloween is known to be one of the spookiest days of the year. However, Halloween may turn scary when safety precautions are overlooked. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, three in four parents express concerns about their children’s safety on Halloween. To make Halloween a Spooktacular time for all, consider these safety tips:
Parents and/or responsible adults should always supervise their children while trick-or-treating.
Look both ways before crossing the street as drivers may have a difficult time seeing you.
Put electronics away to avoid distractions.
Always walk on sidewalks or paths.
Adhere reflective tape or stickers on bags and costumes to be seen by drivers.
Do not let your child wear a mask while walking, as some masks may obstruct their vision.
When picking a costume, be sure it is the right size and length to avoid trips and falls.
Choose fire-retardant costumes and accessories.
Posted on 9/1/2018 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
September 1st through 7th was National Childhood Injury Prevention Week.
Posted on 5/1/2018 12:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
Diving and swimming-related injuries are most common among teens and young adults, especially during the summer months. Be sure you and your family consider these three precautions before diving.
Posted on 4/9/2018 11:26 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
We encourage our policyholders to celebrate Earth Day along with Florida Peninsula by enrolling in Green Solutions on our website.
Posted on 12/1/2017 3:00 AM By Florida Peninsula Insurance Company
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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Florida Peninsula Insurance Company offers safety advice for your home.
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