Keep Your Kids Safe On Halloween!

                  Most people think of Halloween as a time for fun and treats. However, roughly four times as many children aged 5-14 are killed while walking on Halloween evening compared with other evenings of the year, and falls are a leading cause of injuries among children on […]

Ten Top Safety Tips In Midtown NYC

1. WALKING Always be alert to your surroundings is the number one Crime Prevention advice. Travel on populated, well lit streets and limit the use of headphones so you can hear if someone follows you. Have your cell phone ready in case you have to call 911. 2. PICKPOCKETS Always be aware of pickpockets in […]

Safety Tips For The 4th of July Holiday

It’s time for the 4th of July Celebration – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever you have planned, Mulligan Security wants you to enjoy your holiday and has tips you can follow to be safe. FIREWORKS SAFETY The safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public fireworks show […]

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Carefully decorating Christmas trees can help make your holidays safer.   Picking the tree If you have an artificial tree, be sure it is labeled, certified, or identified by the manufacturer as fire retardant. Choose a tree with fresh, […]

Green Dot Card Scam

The Scam. People are losing thousands of dollars in a phone scam involving Green Dot MoneyPak cards.After receiving a call from someone who claims to be collecting a debt from either a Utility Company, the IRS or as settlement for an auto accident; people are being threatened with the loss of their heat, electric, possible deportation or […]

Preventing Electrical Fires

Electrical work should only be done by a qualified electrician. Check your electrical cords. If they are cracked or damaged, replace them. Don’t try to repair them. Don’t overload extension cords or wall outlets. Never use extension cords with appliances. Plug them directly into wall outlets.

Gas Safety Tips

Follow These Important Safety Tips and Watch The Con Edison Video To Stay Gas Safe Never extinguish a pilot light. Blowing out the pilot doesn’t stop gas from escaping. Don’t create a gas leak to save a few pennies. Do not try to heat rooms with your range or oven. These appliances aren’t designed for […]

TIPS TO RELIEVE HOLIDAY RELATED STRESS

Christmas and New Years often create a mixture of joy, stress and anxiety. During this time of year people of all ages tend to experience a wide range of emotions because of the holidays. Both men and women may feel overcome by loneliness, become annoyed with relatives or lose patience with family, friends and co-workers. […]

Crime Prevention Holiday Safety Tips

Following these simple tips will help you keep safe this holiday season: Be alert and aware of your surroundings at all times. Criminals often target people who are distracted. Whether driving, walking or taking public transportation, plan the trip in advance. Know how to get to your destination by the most direct and safest route. […]

Holiday Parking Safety Tips

With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it’s a good idea to remind yourself and your loved ones about staying safe in parking lots and parking garages during the most hectic shopping time of the year. Parking lots and parking garages in general can present a real danger and risk of violence. During the […]