Tag: Safety

Green Bay Removed Last Lead Pipe – GNSOTD Thur, Oct. 8th 2020

It is a problem that has plagued many communities since the 1950s, but the Green Bay Water Utility on Tuesday removed its last city owned lead pipe in the water service. This was the end of a years-long effort to

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13-Year-Old Invents Kit To Prevent Drowning – GNSOTD Mon, Sept. 14th 2020

13-year-old Kaial Hajik in Panama City Beach heard too many stories of people drowning at Florida beaches and decided to use his ingenuity to do something about it. Kaial and his father, Joe Hajik, say the story of Richard Stacey

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Safe COVID-19 Travels

Missing out on trips is one big bummer for many who have lost plans from the pandemic. For some it is even taking an emotional toll. But is it really a good idea to do any travel right now? Here’s

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Back To School How To Prep Them For Success And Safety

Plenty of parents are going to choose to send their kids back to school come September. So to help out with that here are some ways to set them up for success and safety. Start With a Positive Attitude Intrusive

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Which Mask Styles Work And Which Don’t

Researchers at Duke University made a discovery while testing 14 different types of masks, according to the study published Friday. N95 masks, often used by health care professionals, worked best to stop the transmission of respiratory droplets during regular speech.

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Health Canada Recall Of 51 Hand Sanitizers

Health Canada is recalling more than 50 hand sanitizers, that contain ingredients not acceptable for use, that may pose health risks. They are recalling hand sanitizers with unacceptable types of ethanol or denaturants (such as Ethyl Acetate and Methanol) which

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Best And Worst Places To Raise A Family According To Asher & Lyric

New research by travel site Asher & Lyric has broken down the best places to live in order to raise a family. To determine the most and least family-friendly countries, the couple rated 35 countries that are part of the

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Heat Warning In Effect Monday July 27th 2020

Environment Canada issued a Heat Warning over the weekend as temperatures were expected to reach the low 30’s with a Humidex into the low 40’s, this continues this morning. The warning states; Hot and humid conditions continue today. High temperatures

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Mandatory Mask Bylaw Voted For In Brantford And Brant County

The City of Brantford and Brant County have both voted in favour of a mandatory face covering bylaw at special council meetings Tuesday night. Brantford City Council voted unanimously in-favour of the bylaw, which will make face coverings mandatory in

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Drinking From The Garden Hose Is Not Safe

It’s a common childhood memory on a hot day like this, being out in the yard playing, and getting overheated and needing to cool down. One of the easiest ways was to pour cold water out of the hose over

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