Topic: family safety

Video: Safety Measures to Prevent Falls

BURLINGAME − Host, Sarah Rutan: For an elderly person planning to age in place, an important consideration is creating a safe home environment. Today we’re in Burlingame Jamie Peraza appearing on the behalf of Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Vivian Huddleston to learn about…Read More

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How to Prevent Falls at Home

BURLINGAME − When creating a safe at-home living environment for an elderly loved one, it’s important to take additional measures to prevent falls. Since falls commonly happen at night, one of the best ways to do this is to maximize…Read More

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The Importance of Ladder Safety

ST. HELENA − Several ladder-related injuries occur each year, but most of these result from either incorrect application or incorrect usage. To better ensure safety while using a ladder, it’s important to consider these points: Choose the right ladder for…Read More

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Video: Bathroom Safety

CONCORD – Host, Sarah Rutan: The bathroom can be one of the most dangerous rooms in the home. Today we’re in Concord with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Kimeri Opacic of ReBath by Schicker to learn a few ways that you can make…Read More

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Video: Roadside Assistance Kit

SAN RAFAEL – Host, Sarah Rutan: You’ll never know what you’ll encounter on the road and its important to be prepared. Today, we’re in San Rafael with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Paula McCormick of Toyota Marin to learn what to include in your…Read More

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The Importance of a Vehicle Emergency Kit

SAN RAFAEL – Whether on a long road trip or just the daily commute to work, vehicle emergencies can occur at any time. To be prepared in the event of an on-the-road emergency, it’s a good idea to keep an emergency…Read More

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Video: One Way to Prevent a Kitchen Fire

ANTIOCH – Host, Sarah Rutan: More fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home and could be prevented with a little bit of maintenance. Today we’re in Antioch with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Kenneth Turnage of…Read More

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Improving Kitchen Fire Safety via Microwave Maintenance

ANTIOCH – Most homeowners aren’t aware that one of the leading causes of kitchen fires is over-range microwaves. All over-range microwaves have grease filters underneath, both to ensure proper ventilation and to capture fumes and grease particles. When these filters become…Read More

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Testing for Proper Door Functionality

LOS ALTOS – If a door in your home is difficult to close, lock or unlock, it could be more than a mere inconvenience. In fact, a doorknob latch or deadbolt that isn’t functioning properly can actually make your home more…Read More

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Video: Child Car Seat Safety

LIVERMORE – Host, Sarah Rutan: If your child is in a carseat, you’ll want to make sure it is properly installed. Today, we’re in Livermore with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Cynthia Tinkham of Olsen’s Automotive Repair  to learn how to ensure car seat…Read More

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