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Merry Christmas and Be Safe!

December 24th, 2008 12:08 AM by Caren McCourt-Crane

I cannot believe that it's already Christmas Eve!  How the year has flown and there is so much to be thankful for.

As you're spending time being thankful-here are more helpful tips to keep you and YOURS safe.  Have a blessed Christmas holiday!

Safety Tips

Safeguard Your Home for the Holidays

he holidays are a time to turn your attention to family, friends and the celebrations of the season. Taking a few simple safety precautions will help things go just the way you planned.

  • Carefully inspect decorations before use. Cracked sockets, frayed or bare wires and loose connections may pose fire or shock hazards.
  • Position your tree at least three feet away from fireplaces, radiators and other heat sources. Make sure your tree isn’t blocking a doorway or exit route.
  • Do not connect more than three miniature light strings together. Light strings with larger, screw-in bulbs should have no more than 50 bulbs connected.
  • Turn off electrical lights, decorations and space heaters before leaving home or going to bed.
  • Make sure all electrical products bear the UL Mark .

These tips were provided by Safety At Home.  They also have some great HOLIDAY FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) regarding safety.

Click here to go straight to those questions!

For those of you traveling, be sure to get great HOLIDAY SAFETY TRAVEL TIPS from Southwest Airlines...

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Posted by Caren McCourt-Crane on December 24th, 2008 12:08 AM

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