There are plenty of potential dangers around the holidays. Avoid the most common ones. Follow these steps for Winter Holiday Safety.
Christmas trees account for hundreds of fires each year. Well-watered trees are not a problem. A dry and neglected tree can be…
Winter Safety for Seniors isn’t just about lightening the shovel load. Older adults can lose body heat fast—faster than when they were young.
Did you know Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires! Particularly if you’re planning a Turkey Fryer Thanksgiving.
As National Preparedness Month winds down it’s a good idea to review all your documentation on property and insurance.
FACT = People struck by lightning DO NOT carry a charge. It is safe to touch a lightning strike victim. In fact, giving first aid to lightning strike victims can save their lives.
Handouts from the 7/26 workshop presented by Dr. Rick Peltier of UMass Amherst and Marc Wolman of the Department of Environmental Protection are below:
Presentation by Mark Wolman, MassDEP
Presentation by Dr.Rick Peltier, UMass Amherst
Recorder article about workshop
Power outages can jeopardize the safety of refrigerated and frozen food. Keep food safe before, during and after an emergency by following these guidelines.
If a fire starts in your home, you may have only one to two minutes to escape. Your ability to get out safely depends on having working smoke alarms and planning ahead.