"Safety" Archives

  1. Keep your pets safe during the Fourth of July Fireworks

    by lindseylee

    For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the pyrotechnics that mark the holiday. But for our pets, fireworks are another story. Many pets can be traumatized by the noisy rockets and firecrackers so many of us enjoy. At Farmington Insurance Agency, we hope your holiday is happy and safe […]

  2. Yard Work Safety

    by lindseylee

    Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe in Michigan   For many of our neighbors in Metro Detroit Area summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for […]

  3. Tornado Truths

    by lindseylee

    Tornado truths that can help you stay safe Tornadoes have caused severe and irreparable damage to tens of thousands of Americans and their property in recent years. On top of the physical and emotional fallout, many have also lost their lives as a direct result of a tornado. Although you can never control the weather […]

  4. Carbon Monoxide, the ‘Silent Killer’

    by lindseylee

    Protect your family from the ‘silent killer’   Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That’s why it’s important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself and your family from its effects. In the home, carbon […]

  5. Household safety tips change with the season

    by lindseylee

    As days get shorter and nights get longer, our habits begin to change. Most of us typically spend more time hunkering down at home and less time frolicking at the beach. That usually means resuming favorite fall pastimes like huddling through Michigan or State games on Saturdays and drinking hot cocoa on the sidelines of […]

  6. 5 Questions to Ask to Keep Your Haunting Brood Safe on Halloween

    by lindseylee

    Despite the fact that Halloween in the Farmington area involves walking around at night amongst ghouls and witches, it really only takes a little common sense to make the night safe for everyone. Here are five questions to ask so your entire family, even pets, can enjoy a safe and fun evening of trick-or-treating or […]

  7. After-School Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

    by lindseylee

    Category: CommunityOur BlogSafety

    Parents, class is back in session in the Farmington Area, so you’ve likely already reviewed the basic safety tips for kids who walk or bus to and from school. Those tips, of course, are: Walk with a buddy Stay in well-lit areas Never accept a ride with strangers Once home, lock the door and don’t […]

  8. Why didn’t I think of that!?! . . . Travel Tips Part I

    by lindseylee

    Category: EducationalInsuranceOur BlogSafety

      Are you trying to get one last summer excursion in? .  . . Or maybe you are in the midst of planning the fall grand getaway. If you are going to be traveling in the near or distant future here are a few tips to keep your dream vacation from turning into a nightmare. […]

  9. Summers Mean Backyard Grilling – Safely!

    by lindseylee

    Category: Our BlogSafety

    Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer and grilling isn’t just about great food. Backyard barbecues often create treasured memories with friends and family. Keep in mind, however, that when you grill, you’re literally playing with fire. Thousands of residents each year learn this the hard way, suffering […]