• Winter Safety Tips



  • Drive Safely in the Snow


    winter-driving.jpg ​Driving in the winter means changes in the way you drive. Snow, sleet and ice can lead to hazardous road conditions. Prepare your vehicle for the upcoming winter season with these helpful tips.
  • Avoid Strain while Shoveling


    30329080.jpg Shoveling snow is a major winter activity in many parts of the United States. Taking a few precautions can help you prevent unnecessary pain and suffering.
  • Treat Frostbite Immediately


    ​Use first aid to help someone who may have hypothermia or frostbite. Online and classroom courses are available through NSC.

  • Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning


    Carbon monoxide detectors save lives, but less than one-third of American homes have one installed. With December and January at the peak of CO poisonings, check out our fact sheet and be sure to follow tips like these:
    • Replace the battery for your home’s CO detector each spring and fall
    • Do not heat your home with a gas range or oven
    • Never run a car or truck inside an attached garage

  • Prevent Winter Home Fires

    ​Home fires are more prevalent in the winter months than any other season. Cooking is the leading cause of all winter residential building fires, while other causes include space heaters, fireplaces and candles. Learn how to keep your family safe with our fire safety tips.

    Fire Safety Tips
  • Have Fun Safely

    ​Outdoor activities are a great way to be active and stay in shape. Make sure you don't put an end to the fun because of an injury.

    Outdoor Safety Tips

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