The Safety Blog

Do You Know a “Hero” Who Needs a Harness?

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Do You Know a “Hero” Who Needs a Harness?

As any superhero knows, safety is the number one priority when it comes to saving the planet. We at E-Z-ON PRODUCTS, INC. of FLORIDA®  couldn’t agree more! For years, E-Z-ON has specialized in passenger safety restraint options for adults and children, especially those with special needs. These individuals, many of which are considered “heroes” to their family and friends, ride in school buses, cars, trucks, airplanes, motorcoaches, and more. The right E-Z-ON vest or harness helps ensure that these incredible individuals are kept safe...

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April is Autism Awareness Month! Here are 4 Ways to Show Your Support

Posted by on Mar 30, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on April is Autism Awareness Month! Here are 4 Ways to Show Your Support

Autism Awareness Month takes place each year during the month of April, and there are many ways that you can help bring awareness to this important cause, many of which are fairly simple! Here are 4 ways you can help support Autism Awareness during the month of April: Put on the Puzzle!  The Autism Society, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, is an organization which has been a part of the Autism Awareness movement for quite some time. Being a non-profit organization means relying on donations, and that is where you can help!...

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E-Z-ON Prepares for Upcoming TSD Conference and Trade Show

Posted by on Feb 22, 2016 in Newsletter | Comments Off on E-Z-ON Prepares for Upcoming TSD Conference and Trade Show

The Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers Conference and Trade Show, otherwise known as TSD, will be taking place in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Galt House Hotel. E-Z-ON PRODUCTS, INC. of FLORIDA® (E-Z-ON®) is preparing for the show, and will be there both during the event, the trade show preview, and the show itself. Join E-Z-ON the Evening Before the Conference for a Special Networking Event! The Trade Show Sneak Peek Preview Reception, which takes place on Sunday, March 13th from 7 P.M. to 9 P.M., is a special...

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New Jersey Takes Next Step in Ensuring School Transportation Safety

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in School Bus Safety | Comments Off on New Jersey Takes Next Step in Ensuring School Transportation Safety

E-Z-ON PRODUCTS,INC. of FLORIDA® has always been dedicated to making transportation safe for all children. This is why we are excited to share that a law has been passed in New Jersey requiring that all new school buses are equipped with motion sensors. The legislation, titled “Abigail’s Law” was created in honor of Abigail Kuberiet, who was tragically struck by a school bus driver in 2003 after not being visible from the driver’s seat. Unfortunately, Abigail’s accident is not unique. From 2003 to 2012, 174 school-age...

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3 Reasons to Feel at Ease with Your Child Riding the School Bus

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in School Bus Safety | Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Feel at Ease with Your Child Riding the School Bus

According to the American School Bus Council, school buses transport 26 million of the 50 million students who attend school each day. That means that more than half of today’s school children are relying on someone other than their parent or guardian for school transportation. With such high numbers of students riding the bus, it seems evident that parents feel a sense of ease when it comes to school-provided transportation. The question left to ask is; Where is this sense of ease coming from? Here are 3 reasons why the school bus is a...

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Quick Tips for a Manageable, Memorable Holiday with a Child with Special Needs

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Quick Tips for a Manageable, Memorable Holiday with a Child with Special Needs

The holidays are officially around the corner, and for many of us, this is the most stressful (and wonderful) time of year. This is particularly true for the families of children with special needs. Many parents will be juggling a multitude of tasks at once, taking the family over to a relative or friend’s house for meals, traveling long distances, or all of the above. Here are a few tips to make the holidays with a special needs child a little easier: Prepare Your Friends and Family Talk to friends and family members ahead of time, and...

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“Our Heroes Wear Harnesses!”: E-Z-ON® to Exhibit at 2015 NAPT Summit

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on “Our Heroes Wear Harnesses!”: E-Z-ON® to Exhibit at 2015 NAPT Summit

This November, E-Z-ON PRODUCTS, INC. of FLORIDA®, a manufacturer specializing in passenger safety restraints for children and adults, particularly those with special needs, will exhibit at the 41st Annual NAPT Summit. E-Z-ON’s specially designed harnesses and mounting assemblies provide the utmost safety and comfort to children on the school bus, in the family vehicle, or even during medical transport or air travel. The NAPT Summit is the biggest gathering of pupil transportation professionals looking to learn about the latest school...

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September is Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on September is Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month

“Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) interfere with the production of proteins needed to form healthy muscle.” (Mayo Clinic) There are over 30 different kinds of muscular dystrophy. The most common form of muscular dystrophy in adults is myotonic muscular dystrophy, although half of all cases are diagnosed in people under 20 years old. This affects both men and women, and it usually appears any time from early childhood...

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Attention 2015 STN Expo Attendees: Join Us for E-Z-ON®’s 12th Annual Slot Tournament!

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Attention 2015 STN Expo Attendees: Join Us for E-Z-ON®’s 12th Annual Slot Tournament!

E-Z-ON PRODUCTS, INC. of FLORIDA® is the proud sponsor of the Annual Slot Tournament, an event that many STN Expo attendees have come to look forward to each year. This will be the tournament’s 12th year running, and all attendees are invited to come together for a lighthearted evening of friendly competition on the slot machines. “This event offers an opportunity to have an evening of being free,” says Constance Murray, Owner and President of E-Z-ON®. “No workshops, no shop talk, just relaxing and having fun. This...

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National Safety Month 2015 – The National Safety Council Asks: “What do you live for?”

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on National Safety Month 2015 – The National Safety Council Asks: “What do you live for?”

June is National Safety Month Observed annually, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities. This year’s National Safety Month focus includes the important topics of prescription painkiller abuse, transportation safety, ergonomics, emergency preparedness, and slips, trips and falls. The theme of National Safety Month, 2015, is: “What I Live For.” Throughout the month of June, people are encouraged to share stories about the things that are...

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