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Drive Carefully This Weekend and This Winter

On Saturday, January 7th 1-91 was closed down between Middletown and Wethersfield for close to 6 hours. According to officials a crash involving over 20 vehicles occurred just after 1:00pm.  The crash, which involved three trucks and nearly 20 other vehicles, resulted in 10 known injuries. According to a local news station, Connecticut State Police -->

Last Minute Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday related injuries sent nearly 15,000 people to emergency rooms in November and December in 2014. The National Safety council suggests keeping the following in mind as you rush to finish last minute decorating and shopping: • When hanging the last of the décor be sure to enlist the assistance of a helper, fall down -->

Safety Brief: Destiny Mall, Avoiding Serious Injury

If you live in the Syracuse area, or are planning on doing some holiday shopping at Destiny Mall, check out the safety tips below.  For those of you who don’t know, Destiny Mall is massive shopping/dining/entertainment center located in Syracuse, New York. The Destiny Mall website boasts the mall is so large it should have -->

Back to School Driving Tips

According to a recent article published by the National Safety Council the number of annual traffic deaths is on the rise. 61 children are hit by cars every day in the United States. As the school year approaches we encourage you to utilize the following safety tips: 2016_back_to_school_blog.jpg

The Often Overlooked Cause of Work Zone Crashes

This summer thousands will enjoy road trips to the tristate’s various summer  vacation destinations, bringing an influx of traffic and sometimes, headaches.  The Department of Transportation (DOT) regularly publishes information about what drivers should and shouldn’t do in work zones. This summer the DOT is pushing drivers to “obey the orange,” which means obey the -->

Food Poisoning can even lurk on the OUTSIDE of food packaging.

Did you know that 3 out of 4 store chickens are contaminated with the bacteria campylobacter? The bacteria can cause diarrhea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain, and is the most common cause of food poisoning! Good hygiene is the most important thing to remember when handling chicken. This starts the moment that you pick it -->

Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) are teaming up to remind us that winter months are the leading time of year for home fires. To help you stay safe in your home this season, they have provided some important safety tips to follow: Heating When heating your home, -->

Creating a Safe Driving Program for Workers

Every year, motor vehicle accidents at work cost employers $60 billion in medical care, legal expenses, property damage and lost productivity. What’s worse is that our hard workers are seriously injured and unable to work as a result. The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) lists the following steps employers can take to build -->

15 Winter Power Outage Safety Tips

Power Outage.png In 2013, extreme cold and weather storms resulted in 46 deaths, according to the National Weather Service. Wintery mixes can lead to power outages which can put you and your family at risk. In the event of a power outage this winter, check out these safety tips to help you prepare: 1. Keep -->

Tips for Driving at Night and in Bad Weather

Driving in Night and Bad Weather.png With winter in full swing, night driving can be extremely dangerous in treacherous weather. Check out these simple safety tips for safe winter driving at night: • Slow down gradually and drive at a speed that suits the conditions – take it slower than normal. • Make sure the -->