Reduce your risk of identity theft by protecting your personal information with these tips from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). It’s important to store and dispose of your personal information securely, particularly when that information includes your Social Security number. Know who you share the information with, and don’t shy about asking questions before deciding […]
Fire Safety for Kids: Prevent Burns from Gas Fireplaces
Every day, three children under the age of six go to the emergency room for burns related to fireplaces, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. To raise awareness about the dangers associated with gas fireplaces, they created a great infographic which you can find here. Third-degree burns can occur with less than one second of contact […]
Prevent Holiday Injuries This Season
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has compiled advice for keeping everyone safe and preventing holiday injuries this season. From holiday cooking and decoration to the toys under the Christmas tree, safety issues can cause serious injuries. Holiday Injuries in the Kitchen Cooking is the top cause of residential fires. An average of 1,700 […]
Are You Washing Your Hands Correctly?
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased awareness of the importance of washing your hands to prevent the spread of germs, but months of hand washing and sanitizing has led to pandemic fatigue for many individuals. This time of year is also when cold and flu viruses tend to spread, so it’s a good time to remember […]