Tagged : safety

Found 3 blog entries tagged as "safety".

Woman on cellphone.If you received a call on your mobile phone from an unknown caller then suddenly hangs up after 1 or 2 rings, make sure to think twice before returning the call, especially if the number is unfamiliar to you.

The reason; a new scam has been reported by many consumers lately. According to the BBB or Better Business Bureau, the new scam called “The One Ring Scam” starts with a phone call from an unknown user who then hangs up after one or two rings. Most cellphone users would return the missed call thinking that it is important, however, when they call back, they only hear music and some advertising.

What the caller did not know is that they are already billed for the international call and had been connected to a third party, caller-paid service.

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Squad car from the Collier County Sheriff's OfficeThe Collier County Sheriff Department is proud to announce that crime rates have dropped in the area.

Kevin Rambosk, Collier County’s sheriff, mentioned that the rates have hit an all-time low since the 80’s, in spite of the surge in population in the area. There is also a huge difference in the number of crime rates from Collier County to neighboring areas, making the numbers all the more impressive. Robberies and burglaries account for the greatest decrease in occurrence, though homicides have doubled in the past year. The sheriff has assured the townsfolk that none of these homicides were random acts of violence, but more of associated from a prevention standpoint.

Aside from announcing the good news of falling crime rates, the Sheriff also

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They’re like furry extensions of family, and we treat them as such – between taking professional photos, going on grooming weekends, and feeding delectable foods, our pets are certainly a part of our lives. 

You put a lot of work into keeping your home safe for your family, and doing the same for your pets is important too. But there are many more considerations to take care of when you’re pet-proofing your home. Besides making sure your smoke detectors are working, your locks are functional, and no chemicals are leaking into your home, you now need to look at the process from a four-legged perspective. Here are some tips for keeping your little loved ones as safe and happy as possible:

  • Choking hazards aren’t just for kids

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