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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.

Fire Safety

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries.


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.

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.

Use e-cigarettes with caution and follow these safety tips

  • Do not charge your e-cigarette with a phone or tablet charger
  • Replace the batteries if they get wet or damaged
  • Do not charge your e-cigarette overnight
  • Protect your e-cigarette from extreme temperatures
  • Store loose batteries for your e-cigarette in a case. Keep them away from metal objects.

For more information about e-cigarette safety, check out the FDA's page HERE.

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.

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Telework & Home Office Safety Checklist

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