BBQ Grilling Safety Guide
April 20, 2022
Did you know?
Many backyard gatherings are centered around the grill and the family’s resident chef as they create enticing aromas. In spite of how great grilled foods taste, gas and charcoal grills account for thousands of fires on residential properties in Canada each year.
The Recipe For Safe Grilling
To avoid becoming a grilling mishap statistic, we’ve...
Snow Blower Operating Safety Guide
December 13, 2021
Snow removal can be hard on the body when it’s necessary to clear a large area with only a shovel, especially after a heavy snow. Using a snow blower may be the perfect way to give your back a break, however, it is important to take the proper safety precautions to avoid unnecessary injury while...
Carbon Monoxide Poison Prevention Safety Tips
March 23, 2021
What Is Carbon Monoxide?
Carbon monoxide (CO) is considered the “silent killer” because it is impossible to see, taste, or smell the toxic fumes, and it can kill you before you are aware it is in your home. At lower levels of exposure, CO causes mild effects that are often mistaken for the flu. At higher...
Tips For Choosing a Security System
February 19, 2021
Though a home security system may seem like an expensive investment, it could help pay for itself, considering that you may get a discount on your homeowners insurance premium for having a system in place. You know you want to protect your family and home, but you may not know where to begin. This Home...
4 Tips for Safe Last Minute Holiday Shopping During Covid-19
December 14, 2020
It’s that time of year again! Some people are all done their shopping, some are purchasing the few remaining gifts and others are just getting started! If you’re still shopping for those perfect gifts be sure to keep yourself and others safe with these 4 tips.
1. Get Curbside Pickup
Most businesses across Canada have this option...
5 Major Hazards of Winter Driving
October 27, 2020
This goes without saying, but winter driving is one of the most hazardous driving conditions there can be. The visibility is poor, there is no traction, and it’s freezing outside! These types of conditions can turn a typical drive into quite the safety hazard.
1. Icy Roads (Black Ice)
Ice is probably going to be the...
Electrical Safety Tips for your Home
October 23, 2020
Did You Know?
Electrical appliances provide convenience and enjoyment to the entire family. However, items such as lamps, televisions and electrical outlets can also pose serious injury risks, as volts of electricity travel through them constantly.
When replacing light bulbs in fixtures and lamps, always select the correct bulb, based on the bulb’s wattage. To do so,...
5 Tips to Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19
April 6, 2020
Canada has declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19 and it is imperative that we do our best to reduce the spread to help flatten the curve on infections. We have prepared a list of 5 ways you can help reduce the spread of this virus. 1. Wash Your Hands
This can’t be said enough....
How Working Remote Can Impact Your Mental Health
April 3, 2020
Working remotely is all the rage in today’s tech savvy world. At Swift, we love having the ability to take our offices with us anywhere, as working remotely can result in improved mental health and higher productivity. On the other hand, working remotely can also have negative impacts on your mental health that are often...