Safety

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Staying Safe In The Summer Heat

Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.

08/04/2015

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Guide To Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.

CBS New York–07/28/2015

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Hundreds Head To The Shore For The Holiday Weekend

It’s a weekend of fun in the sun and sand for many in our area, but before you head to the shore, there are some tips that will help keep you and your family safe on the water.

07/03/2015

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Love Your Country, Love Your Dog: Keep Pets Safe Over July 4th Weekend

More pets go missing over the Fourth of July weekend than any other time of year, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

07/02/2015

CBS2's Weijia Jiang wakes up Francisco Palcios, who was seen sleeping in the subway on Friday, May 15. Experts warn that sleeping in the subway can make commuters a target for thefts. (Credit: CBS2)

Sleeping In Subway Can Make You A Target, Experts Warn

Tired commuters often doze off on the subway, and experts warn that they could be a target for thieves.

05/15/2015

A woman bundled against the cold, walks on the east side of Manhattan January 7, 2014. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Cold Weather Safety Tips & Warming Center Guide

A bitter blast can be deadly if you’re not careful. Stay inside if you can.

02/13/2015

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Think Safety While Riding Out Blizzard

The blizzard moving into the Tri-State area poses dangers not only on the roads, but also for your home.

01/26/2015

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Seen At 11: Stay Safe While You Shop This Holiday Season

Shopping safety is not always the first thing on people’s minds when they head to the mall, but your holiday wish list could make you a target.

11/20/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Worries About Football Safety Mount After L.I. High School Player’s Death

There was new fallout Friday following the death of a 16-year-old high school football player on Long Island after a collision at a game.

10/03/2014

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Teens Distracted By Smartphones May Be Putting Themselves At Risk For Serious Injuries

We have all been told about the problems of distracted teenage drivers. Now, a new report finds that phones can also lead to accidents when teens are walking.

10/01/2014

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Public Advocate Letitia James Recommends Changes To Nail Salon Health And Safety Policy

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says despite the thousands of nail salons across the five boroughs, there are only 27 inspectors in the entire state to keep track of salon cleanliness and safety.

09/15/2014

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to reports before flying to Israel. The former mayor insists that flying to Israel is safe despite recent rocket attacks. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Mayor Bloomberg Flies To Israel On El Al Despite Ban By U.S. Carriers

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg flew off to Tel Aviv on the Israeli airline El Al Tuesday, as he claimed flying to Israel remains safe even though U.S. and European carriers have halted flights there.

07/22/2014

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