Category Archives: holiday safety

Safety Tips for New Year’s Eve Festivities

New Year’s Eve is about celebrating the anticipation of the New Year and starting fresh. However, a good time can turn into tragedy quickly if proper precautions aren’t taken. Every year, nearly 10,000 people are killed in drunk driving crashes, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). The risk of sharing the road with a […]

5 Tips for Traveling Back from the Holidays

You may be heading back to the city from your holiday festivities. Check out these safety tips for heading home from your holiday destination: 1. Avoid High Travel Days: the day after Christmas tends to be a pretty busy traffic day but since it is on a Thursday this year, traveling might be dispersed over the […]

Holiday Traveling Safety Tips

You may be heading out to family or friends’ houses for the holiday. Follow these safety tips when traveling with little ones!: Before you Head Out: • Remove any bulky coats before placing your child in a car seat. Use a blanket to keep them warm for a long car ride. • Make sure everyone […]

Christmas Tree Decorating Tips for Safe Tree Trimming

Trimming the tree can be a fun gathering and a tradition in your home, but are you doing it safely? Here are some simple tips you and your family and friends can follow to ensure a safe and merry Christmas season!: Tips for Lighting the Tree • Indoors or outdoors, use only lights that have […]

Christmas Tree Safety Tips and Facts

Christmas trees were involved in approximately 300 fires annually from 2000 to 2004, according to the National Fire Protection Association. An average of 14 deaths were a result of these fires, and $16.8 million in property damage. Tips for Purchasing a Tree • When purchasing an artificial tree, look for the label “Fire-Retardant.” This indicates […]

Holiday Party Safety Tips

Office holiday parties can be fun but they can also turn into humiliation or even tragedy when the proper precautions aren’t taken. Before walking into your office party this season, make sure you consider the following tips: As an Employee Guest: • NEVER drink and drive: If you know your office party will be serving […]