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Harm-Free Household Handiwork

Harm-Free Household Handiwork

While you turn your house into a home with projects, remodeling, and maintenance, keep these safety tips in mind. Electricity: When you are working with electricity, call a professional. In most places, it is against the law to work with …

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5 Quick Ways to Prevent Injury at Work

5 Quick Ways to Prevent Injury at Work

Unless your job is a stunt driver or shark diver, you probably feel pretty safe when you go to work each day. Most jobs present little risk to employees. However, in every job, the possibility of injury does exist. A …

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It Takes Two: Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Those Sharing the Road with Them

It Takes Two: Safety Tips for Motorcyclists and Those Sharing the Road with Them

Hitting the open road on two wheels gives you a sense of freedom, flying down the highway. While motorcycles can be fun and exciting, safety considerations are paramount. People riding motorcycles and people driving cars, trucks, and SUVs need to …

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Cholesterol 101: Understanding the Numbers and Treatments

Cholesterol 101: Understanding the Numbers and Treatments

Cholesterol is a necessary part of the human body. There are “good” and “bad” types of cholesterol. Distinguishing between the two will help you make healthy lifestyle choices. Your body produces some cholesterol while the rest comes from foods that …

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Eliminating Burn Hazards at Home

Eliminating Burn Hazards at Home

Burns and fires in the home happen often, but many of these instances can be prevented. Practice fire safety so you don’t get burned, and make your home safe from burn hazards. Whole Home: Turn off appliances when not in …

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Slip and Fall

6 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Slip and Fall

Slip-and-fall accidents are the second leading cause of personal injury, and they can result in broken bones, sprains, head injuries and back injuries. In Florida, falls are the number one cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the senior population. …

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Beyond the Hard Hat: Preventing Construction Site Accidents

Beyond the Hard Hat: Preventing Construction Site Accidents

  Chances are if you work in the construction industry, you have probably been trained in safety and know there are hazards involved in your job. The construction industry is one of the more dangerous labor industries. More 4 out …

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It’s Electric! What You Need to Know about Your Heart’s Electrical System

It’s Electric! What You Need to Know about Your Heart’s Electrical System

  It’s electric! Your heart, that is. The central blood pumping station of your body is really a system of electrical impulses. The official name for the system is the cardiac conduction system. There are three main sections to this …

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Click It to Save Your Life

Click It to Save Your Life

“Buckle up for safety” and “Click it or ticket.” These catchphrases often go in one ear and out the other. Don’t become a statistic that is used to illustrate the need for seatbelts. Approximately 88 percent of Americans are buckling …

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Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe around Water

Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe around Water

Kids need constant supervision when they are in or around the water, whether it be in the pool, the ocean, the lake, or even just the bathtub. All it takes is a little distraction to turn a fun day in …

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