safety

What To Do When You've Been In A Car Accident

After a car accident, things can get so hectic that you’ll probably have a hard time thinking straight. These are the things you need to do to prepare for an accident, as well as the steps you should follow if you’re involved in one.


Test The Fit Of A Bicycle Helmet With The 'Low, Level, Snug' Test

Unlike a lot of apparel, bicycle helmets are one of those things you really have to try on in person to make sure it’s a good fit. Over on The Sweethome, they break down what a good fit actually means using the easy to remember “low, level, snug” system.


Samsung Issues Second Warning, Recall For Its Fire-Prone Top Loaders

An “unsatisfactory” response to a national recall of various models of Samsung top loader washing machines has prompted the company to redouble its efforts to raise awareness of the issue. Some six models are affected — according to Samsung, they can pose a fire risk if left unattended.


Learn The Basics Of Ladder Safety With This Illustrated Guide

Ladders are essential tools, but they can be dangerous. This illustrated guide will take you through the basics of safely using yours.


Wear Your Bike Helmet Right (Not Like This Kid)

It’s a legal requirement to wear a helmet when cycling — so wear it right. If your helmet doesn’t fit properly, you can end up with a preventable injury.


This Video Explains The Important Benefits Of A Proper Fighting Stance

While fighting should be avoided at all costs, everyone should know a little self-defence in case of emergency. This video explains what proper fighting stance should look like and why it’s half the battle.


How Safe Is Air Travel Today?

In light of the news of another tragic airline crash, and following in the wake of several other high profile air disasters, it might be natural to ask whether air travel is becoming less safe. In fact, according to the numbers, air travel is safer than at almost any point in the history of commercial flight.


Protect Your Valuables With An Easy-To-Install Wall Safe

Stuffing valuables under your mattress doesn’t qualify as secure. Install a wall safe in a discreet location to keep your cash and jewellery locked away.


Why You Should Periodically Replace Your Surge Protectors

A decent surge protector is an important piece of equipment in any office or entertainment centre. They don’t last forever, though, so make sure to purge your surge every few years to keep your electronics protected.


Reminder: Those Laundry Capsules Can Kill Your Kids

Laundry capsules are certainly convenient when it comes time to wash, but they’re not toys. There’s no real way to teach kids this, so keep them well out of the way of the youngsters.