Safety

Citi Bike riders say these barriers are causing serious accidents. (Credit CBS 2)

Citi Bike Riders Blame Accidents On New Concrete Barriers

Last Friday, fire officials said that a man struck a barrier in Midtown and fell on his head. He was rushed to the hospital unconscious.

11/01/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

The NYPD and other local law enforcement agencies use radiation detectors as a preemptive measure to keep a dirty bomb out of the area. (Photo: CBS 2)

Fire Inspectors Adding Extra Layer Of Protection In Search For Terrorists

They are about the size of a cell phone and Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins said they are sensitive, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

08/05/2013

File photo

Boy, 6, Dies After Being Found Unresponsive In Family Pool

The child was pulled out of the pool by his grandmother, who called 911 after she found the boy just after 5:00 p.m.

07/24/2013

A couple ride their Citi Bikes from a station near Union Square as the bike sharing system is launched May 27, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Experts Weigh In With Their Citi Bike Safety Tips

Bike Riders in New York City have pedaled more than a million miles since the start of the Bike Share Program, but now experts are concerned that some people may be setting themselves up for injury.

07/11/2013

Dog During Heat Wave

Some Advice On Keeping Your Pets Cool In The Heat

People take precautions to stay safe in the heat, but are reminded not to forget about their furry friends.

06/25/2013

5.21.13 Erika Katz

Parenting Expert Offers Tips For A Safe & Enjoyable Prom

Erika Katz, parenting expert, blogger and author of Bonding Over Beauty, shares her top tips on how to ensure the true safety of your kids on prom night.

05/21/2013

Dog Shaking Off Water

Prepare Your Pet For Summer

Dr. Elizabette Cohen, WCBS pet reporter, veterinarian and author of “Most Of My Patients Wear Fur,” joined us on The Couch to give us some tips to keep our pets happy and healthy this summer season.

05/16/2013

4.18.13 Evy Poumpouras

How To Protect Yourself From Danger & Disaster

Former Secret Service Agent Evy Poumpouras sheds light on how we can protect ourselves from situations like the Boston Marathon bombings and the Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

04/18/2013

Excerpt of screenshot from Insideschools (credit: Center for New York City Affairs at The New School)

New School Launches Online Guide To New York City High Schools

A new online guide lets New York City high school students learn things like whether they need to pass through metal detectors and wear uniforms.

03/13/2013

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Goodell Calls For ‘Culture Of Safety,’ Denies Saying He Fears NFL Player Dying On Field

Player safety in the NFL has been a frequent topic of conversation recently and Goodell discussed it again Wednesday during a lecture and question-and-answer session at the department of exercise and sport science at the University of North Carolina.

03/07/2013

Pedestrians at two busy intersections in Metuchen, N.J., may now use flags to protect them while crossing the street. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrians In Metuchen, N.J., Wave Flags To Warn Motorists

A New Jersey town has decided to fly the flag to stop car-into-pedestrian accidents, placing flags at dangerous crosswalks for walkers to use.

02/06/2013

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fact Or Fiction: Putting Cold Weather Myths To Rest

The cold temperatures can be life threatening if you don’t take the proper precautions. TV 10-55’s Katie McGee has some important guidelines.

01/25/2013

1.24.13 Food Safety

Preventing Food-Related Illnesses During Flu Season

Brian Buckley, Institute of Culinary Education chef and instructor, to provide us with food safety tips we should all know.

01/24/2013

Connecticut State Capitol (credit: League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Inc.)

Panel To Discuss Safety Changes In Connecticut After Newtown Massacre

A panel was set to meet for the first time this week, after being ordered by Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to recommend possible changes to state laws and policies in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre.

01/20/2013

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