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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.

Teleworking

At a time when more people than ever are teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic, issues such as ergonomics, and work-life balance have taken center stage. Use this link as a tool for managing your work from home scenarios.

 

Food Safety

Follow the four steps to keeping you and your family safe from food poisoning, clean, separate, cook and chill.

 

Yard Work Safety

Warm up your muscles by doing light exercises or stretching before starting yard work.

 

Poison Prevention

Almost anything can be a poison if it’s used the wrong way, by the wrong person, or in the wrong amount. Use this link for more information.

 

Gun Safety

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.

 

Fall Prevention

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.

 

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