Grilling Mistakes You May Be Making
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on June 29, 2021
July is national grilling month. There's no better way to celebrate summertime than gathering with friends and family and firing up the grill. Keep your guests safe and avoid these common grilling mistakes. Common Grilling Mistakes 1. Grilling under the influence 37% of grillers admit they've fired up a grill while having a few...
Grilling Safety Tips: Prevent Fires at Your Summer Cookouts
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on May 23, 2016
Many of us look forward to firing up the grill for a backyard barbecue during the summer months, but it’s important to keep in mind that this fun tradition is accompanied by many serious hazards. Read on for grilling safety tips to help protect your family, guests, and home. Grill-related incidents cause thousands of...
Thanksgiving Fire Prevention Tips
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness on November 23, 2015
[caption id="attachment_4182" align="alignright" width="300"] Cooking is the number one cause of home fires.[/caption] For many Americans, the best part about Thanksgiving is sitting down to a delicious home-cooked holiday dinner with friends and family. Unfortunately, cooking is the number one cause of home fires and the greatest number of them occur on Thanksgiving Day. The...
4th of July – Fireworks Safety
Posted in Accident & Injury on July 3, 2013
Fireworks have become synonymous with Independence Day celebrations. Sold everywhere from wholesale distributors to the local grocery store, fireworks come in a wide variety of styles, each carrying its own risks. "Every legally available backyard firework has been associated with serious injury and death," Gary Smith, president of the Child Injury Prevention Alliance, said...
Chrysler fights Jeep recall
Posted in Accident & Injury on June 6, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) wants Chrysler to recall 2.7 million Jeeps and take them off the road until they no longer pose a risk of fire in a rear-end crash. CNNMoney reports, “NHTSA says that the plastic gas tanks on the 1993 to 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2002 to 2007 Jeep...
The 12 Tips of Christmas Safety
Posted in Accident & Injury on December 7, 2012
The holidays are full of all kinds of fun activities for families, from decorating the Christmas tree, to lighting candles and opening presents. We get so focused on enjoying these events that we may fail to recognize potential dangers posed by some of the items we use as decorations or for wrapping gifts. One...