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Portable generators have many uses including heating and lighting campsites and as backup electricity for when the power goes out unexpectedly. Many businesses and some households keep generators on hand for just this reason. Anyone using a portable generator should be aware of the dangers that it can pose if not used in a safe […]

A five year study on carbon monoxide poisoning statistics between 1999 and 2004 was completed and released by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in December, 2007. The research team found that January was the deadliest month of the year for carbon monoxide poisonings in the United States. They attributed at least two […]

Winter in the Pacific Northwest means many days (and nights) with ice and snow on the ground. These slippery conditions means a dramatically increased risk for a slip and fall accident on icy walkways. Simple preventative measures on the part of walkers and property owners can help reduce the chances of a serious slip and […]

Slip and fall accidents on icy walkways can be particularly dangerous because they often mean falling onto unforgiving cement. In the Pacific Northwest, there is a risk of slippery ice between the end of October and the beginning on March.

New Year’s Eve parties are a popular way to celebrate the holiday with friends and family; and champagne for toasting is often involved. Hosts decide how to decorate their home, what food and beverages to serve and who to invite. If the social host chooses to serve alcohol they should be especially wary if there […]

This week thousands of people will host Christmas gatherings. Many people associate alcohol with family gatherings for the holidays. If the social host chooses to serve alcohol they should be especially wary if there are minors present; it is illegal in all 50 states to serve alcohol to a minor. Some adults mistakenly believe that […]

Hanukkah parties are a popular way to celebrate the holiday; it’s an excuse to eat delicious fried foods and light the menorah with friends and family. Hosts decide how to decorate their home, what food and beverages to serve and who to invite. If the social host chooses to serve alcohol they should be especially […]

For many the joys of the winter holiday season include Christmas trees, holiday decorations, home-cooked meals and flickering candles. Unfortunately, all of these things are factors in the increased house fire risk throughout the month of December.

Riding a ski chairlift, tram or gondola is generally considered to be very safe but when a ski chairlift accident happens the injuries sustained can be very serious or even life threatening. Data from the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) gathered since 1973 shows 12 deaths linked to chairlift malfunctions through the 2015/2016 ski season. […]