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Keep Your Family Safe at Home

What you can do to keep you and your family safe at home? Keeping your family out of harm’s way is your Number 1 priority. Unfortunately, many of our homes can be dangerous – preventable injuries and deaths continue to rise in homes and communities. The Council estimates everyday approximately 245 people die of unintentional injuries in homes and communities. In 2007, the six leading causes of...

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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

An odorless and colorless gas causes carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning can kill you. But carbon monoxide poisoning can be prevented. Burning any fuel produces carbon monoxide. This means any fuel-burning appliance in your home is a potential source. Poisoning comes from inhaling enough of the gas that it replaces oxygen in the blood. Gas central heating, space heaters,...

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Protect Your Home from Fires

Protecting your home and family from catastrophes is best done early. Here how to prepare for house fires. More Americans die in house fires every year than in all natural disasters combined. When in doubt, escape the building, but if you judge that you can safely mount a fire-extinguisher battle, there are two rules you need to know. Rule one: Stay 6 feet from the flames so you don’t torch the...

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Protect Your Home from Lightning

Severe weather in the form of powerful electricity and heat make lightning doubly dangerous. Some people love a great thunderstorm; others are petrified by the first flash of lightning or rumble of thunder. Love ’em or hate ’em, thunderstorms produce lightning that is dangerous. But there are easy steps you can take to protect your home and property (and your life) from lightning. Avoid using...

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