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Home is where we go to kick back and relax. It's a place few of us want to spend time thinking about safety. But whether we are teleworking, doing chores or enjoying free time, some simple home safety tips will go a long way toward reducing mishaps.
Issues such as ergonomics, and work-life balance have taken center stage due to increased teleworking. Use this link as a tool to help manage your work from home scenarios.
Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries.
Follow the four steps to keeping you and your family safe from food poisoning, clean, separate, cook and chill.
Warm up your muscles by doing light exercises or stretching before starting yard work.
Falls are the third leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths and the top cause of nonfatal injuries. In 2017, 36,338 people died from falls at home or at work.
Almost anything can be a poison if it’s used the wrong way, by the wrong person, or in the wrong amount. Use the links below for more information.
Use e-cigarettes with caution and follow these safety tips
For more information about e-cigarette safety, check out the FDA's page HERE.
Keeping your firearms safely locked away, along with adhering to gun safety rules will help ensure you and your loved ones avoid the consequences of an unintended firearm discharge.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Safety Council
Centers for Disease Control
National Fire Protection Association
NIOSH Ladder Safety App