Driving While Distracted

By Robert Robillard

Distracted Driving The buzz on the news is whether the FEDs pass a law against cellphone and texting use while driving. As a father and police officer I think it’s a great idea the evidence is proof enough.  As a person who uses the time while driving to make calls, I find it annoying. What…

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How to Make A Home Office Child-friendly

By Robert Robillard

Child Safe Home Office In the residential remodeling world we occasionally get calls from folks asking us how to make a home office child-friendly. Most of the times we handle items such as securing heavy bookcases and tall display cases to the wall to prevent tipping hazards from inquisitive climbing children. The rest is usually…

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Text Messaging and Driving

By Robert Robillard

Texting While Driving A lot of focus in the news recently has been on the Boston MBTA trolley driver who was texting prior to striking another trolley.  Text messaging and driving is clearly on the rise. There have also been other high profile cases in the news where teens have been killed in vehicle accidents…

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Baby Sitting Safety Tips

By Robert Robillard

My daughter has recently asked me when would she be old enough to babysit other children. This got me thinking about baby sitting safety tips. I practice many of these tips with my babysitter and plan on teaching them to my daughters when the time comes. Here’s a Few Baby-Sitting Safety Tips: 1. Take your…

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Risk Reduction

By Robert Robillard

Risk Reduction Safety Tips In Daily Travel Crime involves three things: desire, ability and opportunity. Unfortunately, we can not control someones desire or their ability to commit a crime, but we can remove the opportunity and potentially avoid becoming a victim by practicing risk reduction. In order to avoid being victim or a “target of…

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Is Your Well Water Safe?

By Robert Robillard

Photo: www.friendsofwater.com Safe Drinking Water When was the last time you tested your well water?  Do you really know if your well water is safe to drink? Drinking water for roughly one-sixth of U.S. households comes from private wells, of which there is little enforced regulation. With proper care, well water is extremely safe. Well…

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What You Should Do If You find A Lost Child

By Robert Robillard

Lost Child Advice The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children encourages people to be alert and report suspicious situations regarding missing and exploited children.  this article is to give you advice on What Should You Do If You find A Lost Child NCMEC teaches children to seek out low risk adults if they become…

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