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Workplace Safety About four workers out of every 1,000 are killed on the job each year, with the top four causes being highway accidents, homicides, falls and contact with objects and equipment. Although workplaces can be dangerous, state and federal…
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Space Heater Safety If used properly, space heaters can provide temporary relief during a cold spell, but they should not be considered a permanent solution to a home heating problem. They're too dangerous. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates…
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Install Suwannee County Rescue recommends that you install at least one smoke detector on every level of your home, including the attic and basement. Even better is one in every bedroom. Smoke detectors are designed to wake you up if…
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Tips for Holiday Electrical Safety Holiday lights help make the season beautiful. They can also cause home fires. To keep your family safe: Look at each string of lights carefully. If any are cracked or damaged, buy new ones. When…
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Heat Stress High temperature and humidity stress the body's ability to cool itself and can lead to heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Both are medical emergencies and require immediate attention. Heat stroke is the most serious and can be life…
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Barbecue / Grilling Safety Each year in the United States, outdoor barbecue grills cause more than 6,000 fires, more than five fatalities, about 170 injuries and $11 million in damage. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most of the gas…
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Fireplace Safety A fireplace can provide warmth on a cold winter evening, but if not maintained and operated properly it can become deadly. Keep your family safe by following these suggestions. Fireplace safety tips: Have your chimney and fireplace inspected…
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Most fires occur because the general public is not aware of good fire prevention practices.  Seventy percent (70%) of the fires that occur in homes and buildings can be attributed to carelessness.  Many others are caused by faulty equipment which…
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Fire accidents can and will happen no matter how much we try and prevent them.  We must be prepared if they do.  It is always good to know where your fire extinguisher is and how to use it.
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When a fire occurs, there's no time for planning.  Sit down with your family of business today and plan a step by step escape route. 1) Draw a diagram of your room, home or office 2) Plan 2 ways out…
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Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause serious illness and death. Any device that burns fuel produces carbon monoxide, or CO. The effects of CO exposure vary from person to person depending on the concentration…
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Brush Fire Safety Wildfires burned nearly 200,000 acres in Florida in the first six months of 2006. The state generally has about 4,000 wildfires and loses about 175,000 acres of woodlands a year. In 1998, the state's worst wildfire season…

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