Fireworks are used to brighten up special events and holidays. However, fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year.
Winter holidays are a time for joy, peace and happiness.
Winter storms can bring blinding, wind-driven snow that lasts for several days, dangerously low temperatures and sometimes strong winds, icing, sleet and freezing rain.
All materials contract as they get colder and colder, and become more dense until the point where they freeze. Water is very unique. When it freezes, it actually expands and becomes less dense!
Earlier this week we talked about safety while driving in winter conditions. Now, let’s take it a step further.
Traveling in extreme winter weather can be very dangerous because cold, snow and ice are very demanding on cars, drivers and passengers. Cold affects metal, rubber and other materials in your car.
After having learned some important facts about carbon monoxide (CO) in our blog post, here are some basic precautions you can take to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning:
As you decorate your home for this coming holiday season, be fire smart.