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Warm Up to These Winter Safety Tips

Warm Up to These Winter Safety Tips
Source:https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

Winter activities, whether outdoors on the slopes or indoors by the fire, are fun ways to enjoy the season. Unfortunately, families frequently overlook some winter hazards that send thousands to the emergency room each year. Here are some safety tips for the winter season:

Space Heaters – Give Them Space

Anchor It! to Prevent Tip Overs

Anchor It! to Prevent Tip Overs #AnchorIt, #FijaloBien!, #FixezLes, #MaakZeVast #Fixai  Across 19 countries and in five languages, the safety message is the same: AnchorIt! to prevent tip overs. Between November 6 and 10, 2017, CPSC and product safety agencies from around the world will promote global awareness of TV and furniture tip-over hazards.  In the United States, more than 30,000 children are treated in emergency rooms each year, due a TV or furniture tip-over incident. About one child dies every 2
Source:https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

#AnchorIt, #FijaloBien!, #FixezLes, #MaakZeVast #Fixai

Across 19 countries and in five languages, the safety message is the same: AnchorIt! to prevent tip overs. Between November 6 and 10, 2017, CPSC and product safety agencies from around the world will promote global awareness of TV and furniture tip-over hazards.

Top Toy Lists Start with Safety

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It’s holiday time and as a gift giver you may be receiving your child’s top toy wish list.  While buying the hottest and trendiest toys for your child may be the first thing that crosses your mind, CPSC wants to remind you that safety should always come first.

Every year, CPSC receives many reports of kids younger than 15 who end up in hospital emergency rooms with toy-related injuries. Last year, there were more than 174,100 toy-related ER-treated injuries and 7 deaths associated with toys to children younger than 15 years of age.

Fire Prevention: Two Ways Out

Would you know what to do if there was a fire in your home? It’s something no one really wants to think about, but the reality is having a well thought out plan can save your life and the lives of your loved ones. October 8th-14th is Fire Prevention Week and CPSC wants to remind everyone that “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 ways out!  Did you know there are about 360,000 home fires every year leading to roughly 2,200 deaths? In addition, nearly 11,500 ER treated fire injuries (pdf) are reported each year.
Source:https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

Would you know what to do if there was a fire in your home? It’s something no one really wants to think about, but the reality is having a well thought out plan can save your life and the lives of your loved ones. October 8th-14th is Fire Prevention Week and CPSC wants to remind everyone that “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 ways out!

Think Safety First When Heating your Home this Winter

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Source: http://www.mass.gov/eopss/docs/dfs/osfm/pubed/flyers/kwks-toolkit/kwks-flyer-english.pdf

Heating caused more than 9,995 fires over the past five years and is the number two cause of home fires in Massachusetts. Use your home heating system and space heating appliances wisely and responsibly. That’s the way to Keep Warm and Keep Safe

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Ease Your Way Into Fall: Tips for Staying Stress Free

Mass General provides tips for beating stress as the return to work or school, or even just fewer hours of daylight, can leave people feeling more anxious. With summer days behind us, the return to work or school, or even just fewer hours of daylight, can leave people feeling more anxious as autumn arrives. Here are some tips for beating stress and keeping a summer mindset all throughout the year.
Source:https://giving.massgeneral.org/staying-stress-free/

With summer days behind us, the return to work or school, or even just fewer hours of daylight, can leave people feeling more anxious as autumn arrives. Here are some tips for beating stress and keeping a summer mindset all throughout the year.

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