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Spring safety for households and motorcycles

Spring safety for households and motorcycles

April 10, 2018 at 3:02 pm

Safety Matters Christie Strazza, 4 Wing General Safety Officer We did it! We made it through the winter, kind of. Winter is still holding on and giving us some cold, slippery days to deal with. Please watch your step in areas that do not have bare and dry surfaces. Use caution at all times and be aware of your surroundings. With the start of spring and the brighter weather many homeowners start to think aboutRead More

Stay safe in the leadup to spring

Stay safe in the leadup to spring

February 13, 2018 at 3:38 pm

Safety matters Christie Strazza, WGSO With less than six weeks of winter remaining, I can see people getting cabin fever. This leads to carelessness and not being as aware of your surroundings as you should be. Slips and trips are a big concern at this time of year and we need to be cognizant of the dangers. Use hand rails where you can, watch your step as you navigate the terrain, and if you haveRead More

Stay warm, stay safe

Stay warm, stay safe

November 14, 2017 at 2:54 pm

Safety matters Christie Strazza, Wing General Safety Officer, Officier de la sécurité générale de l’Escadre You know, I thought we had it beat this year. I thought we were going to escape without snow and ice! I should have known that was a pipedream. But now that reality has set in and winter is upon us it’s time to prepare for winter and the extreme cold that is headed our way. The excellent website www.getprepared.gc.caRead More

Changing seasons present driving and walking hazards

Changing seasons present driving and walking hazards

October 10, 2017 at 5:19 pm

Safety matters Christie Strazza With winter fast approaching our days are getting shorter and we are travelling more in the dark. Last week while I was travelling to work on the highway, doing 100 kilometres an hour, a vehicle in front of me swerved abruptly into the other lane. I slowed down and continued cautiously. I saw a dark blue car in front of me, using only its day time running lights. Daytime running lightsRead More

September has special traffic safety challenges

September has special traffic safety challenges

September 12, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Safety matters Chrisie Strazza With the children back in school and lots of construction still happening in Cold Lake, be sure to really take care when you are driving. Did you know that a car travelling 30 kilometres per hour (school and playground zones) will need 11 metres on a dry road to come to a complete stop? Then if you aren’t paying attention to the school zone, and are still doing the normal 50Read More