Posts tagged with Fall and Injury Prevention Archives - Fire Line

Spring Cleaning Tips

As we ease into warmer weather and longer days, the Seattle Fire Department would like to remind you to keep safety in mind when starting your 2022 spring cleaning and other home projects. The following are some tips to help keep you and your family safe! Declutter Before Deep Cleaning… [ Keep reading ]

Open Windows Pose Fall Risk for Young Children

With nice weather finally upon us, there’s nothing like opening a few windows to let in the fresh spring air. But take care to prevent an open window from becoming a safety hazard for young children. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, roughly 3,300 children aged 5 and younger are injured… [ Keep reading ]

Tis the Season for Spring Cleaning!

Ladders Help Get the Job Done – But Require Some Know-How to Stay Safe We’ve made it through winter and now, sunnier, warmer days await. Lighten the chore of spring cleaning by taking a few safety precautions before you get started, then enjoy the benefits of a freshly scrubbed house… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t Let Icy Decks (or Stairs or Walkways) Give You the Slip – Frosty Weather Can Still Cause Havoc

As winter weather makes it presence known, it doesn’t necessarily take a blizzard to make conditions in the Pacific Northwest hazardous. With so many of us working or going to school at home, it’s especially important to take precautions around the house. Freezing nighttime temperatures combined with moisture on decks,… [ Keep reading ]

Falling is not a normal part of aging – Fall Prevention Week Sept. 21-25, 2020

September 21-25, 2020 is National Fall Prevention Week. Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. Join the Seattle Fire Department in getting this important fall prevention information out to our communities. Did you know? Each year, 28% of Washington residents over age 65 experience a fall In Washington State,… [ Keep reading ]

Fires at marina and two vacant buildings

Seattle firefighters responded to a string of recent fires in midst of the COVID-19 crisis. March 27 at 9:30 p.m.: Staff at the Jim Clark Marina reported a well involved fire that quickly engulfed multiple vessels docked at the property. Flames with heavy smoke billowed high into the sky making… [ Keep reading ]