Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that is poisonous and can kill you if you inhale too much.
Every year in the United States, there are about 400 carbon monoxide-related deaths, and about 20,000 people are hospitalized, according to Safeopedia.
Halloween has become a grand tradition of candy, costumes, pumpkins, ghosts and witches—and of course it is the culmination of the fall season. Which candy to buy, what to dress up as, which decorations to line the inside and outside of your house with—these are all dealt with long before the day comes. It would also behoove you to know how to prepare for the big spooky day from a safety perspective.
Fall is the season of change. The leaves turn colors, the temperature cools off, long sleeves come out of the drawer, plaid flannels come back into style—we even fall back an hour for Daylight Savings Time.
What should not change is safety around the house. There are, however, specific things that homeowners need to be more aware of once the leaves start to change color.
Love to Know-Safety has come up with many safety tips to keep you and your family safe.
The sun is shining high in the sky. You're sitting on a boat out in the open water without a care in the world. Sounds perfect, right?
One of summer's greater pleasures is spending time with family and friends out in the boat at your typical lake or beach home. However, if the necessary precautions are not taken, not having a care in the world may turn into having too many.