Office for People With Developmental Disabilities

Safety Alerts

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Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Preventing Allergic Reactions 11/08/18
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Balancing the Right to “Access to Food” with Protections for Individuals in Home and Community Based Settings 09/18/18
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Preventing Sepsis 09/18/18
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Thanksgiving Safety Alert 11/01/17
Product Recalls November 2017 Health & Safety Alert: Kidde Recalls Certain Fire Extinguishers 11/01/17
Product Recalls Dehumidifiers Made by Midea Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards; $4.8 Million in Property Damage Reported 11/01/16
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Winter Safety 02/01/16
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Support and Supervision of Individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome December 2015 12/01/15
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Choking Prevention and Intervention Update 11/01/15
Clinical and Medical Telephone Triage Safe Practice Advisory 07/31/15
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Grill Safety Alert 06/12/15
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Supporting Individuals to Safely Access Community Activities 06/02/15
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Summer Safety 2015 05/01/15
Fire Safety Stove and Oven Cleaning 12/01/14
Fire Safety Cooking Related Fires 12/01/14
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Confidentialty in the Age of Social Media and Technology 08/01/14
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Heat Dangers - Prevention of Heat-related illness and death 07/01/14
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Grill Safety Alert 05/23/14
Product Recalls Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of thermostats. 05/13/14
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Summer Safety 2014 05/01/14
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Bathing Safety alert 04/01/14
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Winter weather brings a variety of hazards 02/05/14
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Preventing Falls 01/01/14
Product Recalls Gree Recalls 12 Brands of Dehumidifiers Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards 09/12/13
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Physical Environment and Safety in the Home 06/01/13
Fire Safety Electrical Fire Safety- Tripped Circuit Breakers 06/01/13
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Severe Weather Watches and Alerts: Thunderstorms and Tornados 05/22/13
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Summer Safety 05/01/13
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Aspiration 02/01/13
Clinical and Medical FLU Prevention and Precautions 01/01/13
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Holiday Safety 12/01/12
Fire Safety Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Safe Use of Portable Generators 10/01/12
Product Recalls Power Strip Recall 09/17/12
Fire Safety Preventing Summertime Electrical Hazards 07/01/12
Fire Safety Surge Protector and Power Strip Safety 05/01/12
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Prevention of Heat-Related Illness  05/01/12
Fire Safety Elements of Fire Safety Training 05/01/12
Fire Safety Elements of Fire Evacuation Plan 05/01/12
Fire Safety Elements of Fire Drill Reporting 05/01/12
Clinical and Medical Preventing Obesity and Encouraging Healthier Living 03/01/12
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 03/01/12
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Helmet Safety 02/17/12
Fire Safety Preventing Dryer Fires 01/30/12
Clinical and Medical Best Practices for Individuals with Pica 01/20/12
Fire Safety Fire Events in the Home 12/29/11
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Keeping Individuals Safe by Following "Their Plan" 12/01/11
Fire Safety Smoking at State and Nonprofit Homes 11/28/11
Product Recalls Globe Fire Sprinkler Recall Memo 05/03/11
Product Recalls U.S. Product Safety Commission Recall Notice for Globe Fire Sprinkler Heads 05/01/11
Fire Safety Antifreeze in Residential Sprinklers - April 22, 2011 04/22/11
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Indicators Of Inflicted Injury (Abuse) 04/11/11
Clinical and Medical Important Information about PICA 02/17/11
Seasonal and Environmental Safety Important Information About Lead 02/17/11
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Safe Bathing Practices 02/17/11
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Van Safety 02/17/11
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 02/17/11
Fire Safety Ceiling Exhaust Fans 02/17/11
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Drowning Alert 02/17/11
Fire Safety Dryer Safety 02/17/11
Clinical and Medical Bowel Management 02/17/11
Fire Safety Memo on NFPA Safety Alert Regarding Antifreeze in Residential Sprinklers - October 5, 2010 10/05/10
Seasonal and Environmental Safety OFPC Safety Alert: Potential for Distribution of Propane Lacking Proper Odorant into New York State 09/01/10
Fire Safety Memo on NFPA Safety Alert Regarding Antifreeze in Residential Sprinklers - August 6, 2010 08/06/10
Fire Safety Memo on Sprinkler System Water Supply 07/01/10
Safeguarding and Protective Oversight Seat Belt Entrapment 06/11/10
Fire Safety Memo on Potential Fire Hazards 02/22/10