A Safe Halloween Is a Happy Halloween

A safe Halloween is a happy Halloween! Cross the street using traffic lights and crosswalks. Trick or Treat with an adult. Drive extra safely! Wear flame resistant costumes. Be care with the luminaries. Use non-toxic make-up. Bikes or skateboards aren’t a good option today. Not getting into strangers houses or cars. Make sure the candies are wrapped. Respect the curfew for “Trick and Treat”. Get flashlights. Make yourself visible. Happy Halloween everyone!!    

Less blue light emission for our cities

Less blue light emission for our cities. This is the aim of almost 30 cities around the United States, following the tips of the American Medical Association against the use of powerful LED lights. We are talking about Phoenix, Lake Worth (Florida) and several cities in Connecticut. They want to reduce the harmful human and environmental effects of high intensity street lighting. The association suggested that LED lights with color temperatures higher than 3000 Kelvin had adverse effects on health, including eye damage and disrupted sleep patterns. The warning was aimed at large cities, where the standard color temperature for LED street lights is 5000K to 6000K. Lights with high color […]

Why Should You Never Run Generators Indoors?

Generators emit exhaust containing carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is a colorless and odorless gas. It’s also a very deadly gas, because most victims don’t realize they are being poisoned until it’s too late. When power outages occur after severe weather (such as winter storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Even with the door open, there still isn’t enough ventilation to keep the fumes outside. Prevention tips: Never use a gas range or oven to heat a home. Never leave the motor running in a vehicle parked in an enclosed or partially enclosed space, […]

Safety Tips: Be Ready For a Storm

Safety tips and alerts Matthew is the strongest Caribbean hurricane in nearly a decade: warnings and watches for parts of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica and the Turks and Caicos Islands. Florida declared a state of emergency, ordering the National Guard to stand by and preparing for possible evacuations. The officials urged residents to prepare for Hurricane Matthew, which may swing by Thursday. When a storm is approaching, we want to make sure that you are safe. You need to be prepared. Safety is the most important for you, your family, your pets and your house, so please check this list with our safety tips to be […]