Scooter, bike and pedestrian safety
helmet_bf32Scooters, bikes, in-line skates and skateboards are associated with numerous injuries yearly.

 

 

Barbecue safety
Beware when you barbecue. In 1998 alone, there were 6,100 reported home fires involving gas or charcoal grills in the U.S., leading to $29.1 million in direct property damage, according to NFPA.  

 

 

Water Safety
lifeguardExtra caution should be used when around water, for children and adults.

Camping Safety Tips

firew1Fireworks

Fireworks are Illegal in Massachusetts

Fireworks lead to thousands of injuries requiring emergency room treatment, according to NFPA. These dazzling, but dangerous devices can burn up to 1200 F and can cause burns, lacerations, amputations and blindness. Stay safe by always leaving fireworks to professionals.

info compiled from the NFPA

Gasoline and Lawn Mowers:

Burn First Aid:

When your car overheats:

always:

Opening hot car radiators is one of the leading causes of burns to young adults. These burns can be prevented with patience and appropriate precautions.

When your car overheats, or even when it's been running for a while, pressure builds up inside the radiator. If you open a hot car radiator, hot steam and liquid can splash on your face and hands causing painful, disfiguring burns.