Tips for Using Repellents Safely

Posted by: Judit

2014-07-05

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Regardless of which repellent product used, it is recommended to read the label before use. Usage instructions for repellents vary from country to country. Some insect repellents are not recommended for use on younger children.

Monthly Tip – July 2014

Posted by: Judit

2014-07-02

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Summer is the time for festivals, concerts and other mass outdoor events. When you arrive at an event, you should decide with your family (and especially with the kids) where your meeting point will be when you get lost in the crowd. This could be the main entrance, the largest tree in the area or a giant poster etc., anything that even the smallest child can see from a distance. (We  usually agree on a meeting point in larger shopping centers, too.)

During the holiday, in the swimming pool area, at public events or anywhere your child can “run away”or can get lost, 

How to prevent car fire and save someone from a burning car

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2014-06-12

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Cars can catch fire for many reasons, mechanical or electrical issues are the most common cause. A car can also catch fire as the result of a bad crash. If you see smoke or flames or smell burning rubber or plastic, respond immediately.

Escape from a hotel

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2014-06-06

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Once you arrive in a hotel, you take the keys and of course check your room where you will spend the next few days and nights. Is the room spacious enough, is the bed comfortable, is the shower clean?

Besides these, we, the team of FamilySafety, usually check other things, too: where are the smoke alarms and the fire extinguishers in the hotel, where are the escape routes and emergency exits in case of fire. Although we have fortunately never run into a case of emergency, we still remember the night, when with some hundreds of other guests and crying children in pajamas we were marching down from the 6th floor to the hotel garden at 1 o’clock at night – 

Save Someone From a Burning Car

Posted by: Judit

2014-05-25

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Save Someone From a Burning car

It’s late, and you’re driving on a desolate highway. You see an orange glow in the distance‚ fire. Soon, you arrive at the scene. A car with a crushed front end has flames spilling from under the hood, and someone’s trapped inside. You call the fire brigade and….create a safe zone.

10 basic guidelines: How to carry children safe on a bike?

Posted by: Judit

2014-03-10

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If you want to carry your children safe on a bike, please follow these guidelines, they can decrease the risk of injury.

Choosing the Right Size Bicycle for Children

Posted by: Judit

2014-03-07

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If you want for your child to cycle safely, you have to take the following guidelines into consideration. A bicycle that is the wrong size may cause your child to lose control and be injured. You must ensure that you buy your child a bike that is the right size for them to be safe.

Bicycle Safety: Myths and Facts

Posted by: Judit

2014-03-04

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The bicycle, a child’s first vehicle, is a source of pride and a symbol of independence and freedom. Learning to ride a bike is a developmental milestone in the life of a child. Yet all too often children are seriously injured, or even killed, when they fail to follow basic bicycle safety rules. The following is a list of common bicycle safety myths, coupled with the correct information you need to teach your children about safe bike riding. These facts will help you and your children make every bike ride safe.

How to be safe in the Dutch traffic?

Posted by: Judit

2014-02-23

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As lonelyplanet.com states “much of the Netherlands is utterly safe”. You won’t be eaten by lions, you won’t find a bomb in your car, the Earth is not going split open by an earthquake, or let me just say that the chances for these events take place are very slim. On other hand, the Netherlands is full of bicycles. Really full. There are 18 million bikes, which is more than one per head of the population. The Dutch buy 1.3 million bikes per year.

First-hand safety tips from Russia

Posted by: Judit

2014-02-15

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One of our friends has been working in Moscow for a couple of months, you can read his comments about safety in this metropole – in a nutshell: