Posts Tagged ‘safety’

Basic Knife Safety

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

Here at Coast we believe that a good knife is an essential tool for any outdoor enthusiast to possess. But a knife is just that – a tool. And like any tool, it’s important for the owner to know exactly how to safely use it. With that in mind, here are a few tips on basic knife handling safety.

Today's Bowie knife looks a lot different than earlier incarnations.

Today’s Bowie knife looks a lot different than earlier incarnations.

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Tips for Your Little Halloween Hikers

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Halloween: an evening filled with creative costumes, scary stories, and tasty treats! Though while the holiday is an exciting one, it also has a reputation for being ominous and unsafe. So, before you hit the neighborhood trick-or-treating, make sure you’ve considered the following precautions (courtesy Halloween-Safety.com):

  • Try trick-or-treating during daylight hours and limiting your time in the dark of night.
  • Don’t let children go out alone. Make sure an adult is with them.
  • Plan a safe route and stick to it. This includes: (more…)