Come on. A blog about winter injuries? Have you forgotten that we live in one of the most beautiful states in the nation where winter is something that happens to other people? Before you dismiss this article as nonsense or unnecessary, consider that the weather is changing.
It is more common to hear of unusually high temperatures during the summer, and freezingly cold temperatures in the winter. States that aren’t used to hot and humid days experience deaths. Where winter … Read more
With one of the biggest winter storms in history having happened over the weekend, there is no time like the present to remind people that anything can be thrown at us by Mother Nature. States across the nation have been impacted by strange weather this year, prompting weather officials to remind us that no one is immune. Driving in a blizzard is only slightly different than driving in a typical snowstorm, but it never hurts to remind ourselves of these … Read more
Very few can say that riding an ATV, or all-terrain vehicle, is nothing short of exciting. Driving off-road, listing over turns and bouncing over rocks brings a sense of adventure that few other driving opportunities afford. Unfortunately, these vehicles see their fair share of accidents each year. If you plan on driving or riding an ATV, understanding what causes these accidents can help you prevent them.
Driving on Paved Surfaces
ATVs are not made to be driven on flat, … Read more
The day is drawing near. You will be hosting out-of-town guests for the holidays and are wondering if you are ready. You’ve set up the guest room, put extra towels in the bathroom, and the fridge is stocked with food. Have you really done everything that you can to prepare for your company? If you haven’t checked your home for possible hazards, you could be setting your guests up for injury and yourself for liability.
The holidays are a time of year when we gather with friends and family and celebrate the things that we hold dear. The holidays are also a time when unique situations present the possibility of injury and accident. Follow these tips to keep the inside of your home safe for your family and friends this season.
Keep your kids and pets in mind when you decorate the tree. Little ones will want to grab shiny ornaments and pets … Read more
Throughout the country, fall is hunting season. Hunters are donning their camouflage and flare orange safety gear and heading into the woods. There are also a great deal of people that are simply heading outdoors to enjoy the crisp, fall air. While hunters are typically well-versed in the safety of the season, non-hunters may be a bit wary as they head into the forest and onto bike trails. Follow these safety tips for non-hunters to make sure that you and … Read more
If you have visited any big box store in the recent weeks, one fact is glaringly obvious: The holidays are here. As happy and joyful as the holidays are meant to be, they are also stressful and, for some, full of anxiety. We tend to overstretch ourselves during the holidays and quite easily overdue it. If you don’t reign it in, you not only deal with stress, but you put yourself in danger of causing or being involved in an … Read more
When most people think of slips and falls and a specific season, they think of winter. It’s important to know that there are two major culprits of slip and fall injuries surrounding us right now. Firmly into autumn, leaves are falling and daylight is reduced. Either of these things can greatly heighten your chance of a slip and fall injury. Here’s how.
Leaves Not only are leaves coating the ground and making it difficult to see what we are walking … Read more
Autumn is a favorite time of year for many people. Unfortunately, it is also a time of year when people let safety concerns slip to the side. As summer winds down and activities come to a halt, we forget that we may still be in danger of injury. Don’t let the cooler weather make you forget the importance of keeping your family safe. Follow these tips to have a happy and healthy fall season.
You pulled out of port, intent on a tranquil day sailing the high sea. What you ran into was anything but. Every skipper must understand that they may run into unexpectedly rough waters. Whether from a mild rain storm or a hurricane, choppy waters are common enough that a good boater knows how to handle them.
Remember that your safety and the safety of those aboard your vessel is solely up to you. Knowing how to handle any kind of … Read more
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