The National Security Council (NSC) reported that preventable deaths are at a record high. They also point out that pubic awareness is lagging. A recent survey by the NSC documents the fact that many of us are unaware of some of the greatest risks to our lives. In fact, less than half of Americans (49%) believe we can eliminate most or all “accidental” deaths.
It is time to make summer safe. Regardless of the calendar and the official beginning of summer, for most of us Memorial Day is the beginning of summer activities. Summer brings many opportunities for fun, but there are many dangers that are unique to the summer season.
We want to help you make summer safe for your family. We offer a few safety reminders here, as well as a list of safety advice articles we have published in the past. The first step in being safe at any time or in any place is to think safety first. [Read more…]