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