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Christina Reese reminds us:
|1/27/12||Wild Angel Cozy Company has water bucket and trough insulation available. Visit their website at wildangelcozy.com for more information.|
|1/27/12||HONEYWELL PORTABLE ELECTRIC HEATER RECALL: BURN HAZARD |
The Honeywell Surround Select Portable electric heater has been removed from stores because, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the heater’s internal housing, which includes the fan, heating element and circuitry, is able to detach, which can expose consumers to a burn hazard. The heaters were distributed by Kaz USA Inc. under license from Honeywell. The heaters were sold at Best Buy, Meijer and Wal-Mart stores nationwide for between $50 and $70 from July 2011 through December 2011. Consumers with questions can contact Kaz by calling (800) 370-8137 or by visitng the website at www.kaz.com/recall .
(information courtesy of www.AboutLawsuits.com sponsored by Salontz & Kirk, P.A., a medical malpractice, product liability and personal injury law firm)
|11/22/08||Interesting article about horse blanketing|
|11/18/08||Stephanie Abronson reminds us to download "What Do I Do With My Horse in Fire, Flood and/or Earthquake."|
|10/28/08|| FIRE PREVENTION CHECKLIST |
Using this checklist, walk through your barn and see what needs to be corrected.
|10/18/08||A way to avoid the use of heat tapes! I received an email from Dr. V. Shurin, president of Colorado Advanced Technology (www.ion-plasma.com) about the Freeze-Free Water Hose (FFWH) developed by his company. |
"Speaking about water hoses at subfreezing temperatures, our company has developed and patented the Freeze-Free Water Hose. A small air compressor, which is a part of the whole assembly, removes water from a hose and a faucet in just about 30-40 seconds, depending on the length of the hose. So, while installed, you don't have to disassemble the hose at subfreezing temperatures. The systems works very reliably in Colorado, where we live. The price shown on our website for the Freeze-Free Water Hose is incorrect; it is $300 for the whole new assembly."
|10/18/08||EquineU.com, a division Action Safety Education, is offering a their FREE 15-page Emergency Planning Workbook as a PDF download.|
|6/1/08||New Article: Electrical Appliances|
|11/8/07||The National Ag Safety Database at www.cdc.gov/nasd has many farm and fire safety publications in Spanish.|
|1/15/07||OK FIRE MARSHAL OKS RULES FOR STALL DECORATIONS|
|2/15/06||West Barnstable, MA Barn Fire Photos |
Britton Crosby has posted some photos of a barn fire in West Barnstable, Massachusetts that occurred on May 11, 2002. In this case, fortunately, no horses were lost, but the sight of total destruction is still heartbreaking.