Home Safety, Tips, Resources Archive

Childproofing your home 101 (03/22/2017)
It doesn’t take long for a baby to go from cuddly and brand-new (and stationary) to curious and looking for adventure — in fact, it happens in the blink of an eye.

ATV (04/24/2015)
Grinnell Mutual and the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital have partnered to provide children and families with educational materials and tools promoting the safe use and operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Ladder matters: Climb safely (03/27/2014)
It’s true that ladders have come a long way since their first use about 10,000 years ago, and presumably so has knowledge about ladder safety.

Take your medicine…and store it carefully (03/18/2014)
Medicine is a good thing. But it can also be dangerous if used or treated carelessly.

Spring has sprung. Has a leak? (03/11/2014)
That icy chill in the air melting into a warm spring day is usually more than welcome as winter bids adieu.

Preventing Fraud and Arson (08/19/2009)
Fraudulent insurance claims and arson not only cost our nation billions of dollars each year, they take countless lives. But you can help prevent fraud and arson in your neighborhood.