Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Each year, hundreds of people suffer maiming or amputations of their fingers or hands due to the improper handling of snowblowers. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand would like to provide you with patient information to help you avoid these injuries during the winter season. Injury Profile Average age: 44 years Sex: Male … Continue reading Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

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U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Gas-fired hot water boilers Hazard: The air pressure switch can fail to shut down the burners when there is a blockage in the vent system, allowing the boiler to emit … Continue reading U.S. Boiler Recalls 26,000 Home Heating Boilers Due to Carbon Monoxide Hazard

Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Each year, hundreds of people suffer maiming or amputations of their fingers or hands due to the improper handling of snowblowers. The American Society for Surgery of the Hand would like to provide you with patient information to help you avoid these injuries during the winter season. Injury Profile Average age: 44 years Sex: Male … Continue reading Keep Fingers and Hands Safe: Practice Snowblower Safety

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 22, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – March 22, 2011

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 22, 2011

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles - Updated 02/21/2011 Campaigns/ Fire Prevention Efforts Magician shares tricks, safety message with Marion County kids - Fire safety programs for elementary schools … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 22, 2011

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 15, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Winter Safety Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News Saves International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – February 15, 2011

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 30, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Winter Safety Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 30, 2011

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 25, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Winter Safety Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 25, 2011

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 18, 2011

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety CO Detectors Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Winter Safety Wildland Fire Safety Other Fire Safety News International News Links to Fire Prevention-related news articles … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup – January 18, 2011

Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup 11-10-2010

Selected Fire Prevention related articles appearing in the past week from scores of e-sources in the news media. Updated each Monday morning. Note: When selecting any of the news links below you will leave the LRC website. We have provided these links because they have information that may be of interest to our viewers. USFA … Continue reading Fire Prevention News: Weekly Roundup 11-10-2010

CPSC Holding Poster Contest on Carbon Monoxide Safety For 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students!

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is sponsoring a nationwide carbon monoxide (CO) safety poster contest to help raise awareness about the dangers of CO in the home. Possible topics for posters include: recognizing CO exposure and CO exposure symptoms; the inability to see or smell CO; steps to protect against CO poisoning; and … Continue reading CPSC Holding Poster Contest on Carbon Monoxide Safety For 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students!