According to the Barbecue Industry Association, 66 million Americans cook outdoors regularly, and a number of them are treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to charcoal, propane and wood-burning grills. Outdoor cooking injuries can be avoided by observing the following safety precautions.
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The holiday season brings with it the joy of toy shopping for our children, family members and friends. It is also a great time to educate ourselves on the importance of purchasing safe toys for our loved ones.
The winter holiday season should be a joyous time of the year, however during this season, fires and injuries associated with holiday decorating are much more prevalent. Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur they are more likely to be serious.
Going home at the end of the day is a welcomed experience for most people after a busy day, but without the right precautions, driving can be hazardous during the winter months. Vehicle accidents increase at an alarming rate during colder weather because many drivers fail to compensate for the increased driving hazards created by sleet, ice and snow.
Safety was the topic of discussion for the 86th Airlift Wing Nov. 25 as organizations took a pause from normal operations to put safety into the forefront of their minds.
The snow has already started to fall in the KMC, and Dr. Bettina Hierath from the German Automobile Club (ADAC) said motorists should already have their winter tires mounted on their vehicles, and the consequences of not having them on in an accident can be severe.
Thanksgiving is a time to say “thank you,” not “sorry,” “oops” or “ouch,” so this Thanksgiving, keep safety in mind and be thankful for the time with friends and family.
Trick-or-treaters are invited to come out and enjoy Halloween throughout the Ramstein, Vogelweh and Landstuhl family housing areas Oct. 31.
Now that the warm days of summer are quickly becoming a distant memory, the coolness of October reminds us it is time to start planning for a safe winter. As crazy as the weather can be here, it’s never too soon to make sure you’re ready.
There is nothing more liberating for a motorcycle rider than the feeling of being completely unrestrained and out in the open as you cruise the open road on your bike. The feeling we don’t often get is, though free, we are completely exposed to danger around every corner and the danger we create for ourselves.
That feeling of danger was made apparent to me very abruptly the first time I wrecked.