Sleeping in, hanging out by the pool, and earning a little extra money are popular summertime activities for teenagers. Unfortunately, traffic accidents are also a common occurrence among teens in the summer. The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse reports …Read More.
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The man probably didn’t know what hit him — or, more accurately — what he hit. It was that fast, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. He was digging a hole for a private contractor on private property …Read More.
After a brutal winter, spring has finally arrived with its profusion of color: whites and pinks … and orange — lots of orange — as in the orange of work zones. The National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 7-11 …Read More.
It’s 5:45 on a typical evening. You’re in the kitchen preparing dinner when, unexpectedly, darkness descends. Quiet fills the house, as the TV is no longer heard; the pots on the stove cease to boil; and the hum of electronics …Read More.
When it comes to electric safety, what you don’t know can kill you. Unfortunately, sometimes we think we’ve got the facts when what we really know are popular myths perpetuated by the Web and unreliable sources. “That old saying ‘knowledge …Read More.
If you find yourself in need of a space heater to temporarily take the chill off a particular area of your home, carefully consider the safety hazards associated with their use. “It seems easy and inexpensive to use a space …Read More.
“How old is the oldest person you know?” asks an insurance company in a popular television ad. Turns out the majority of those polled had friends and family in their 80s, 90s and beyond. A recent Administration of Aging report …Read More.
With winter’s notoriously volatile weather conditions, you never know when you’ll come across electric cooperative crews out on the roads repairing the lines and restoring power to you or your neighbors. But stopping your car or truck on roads near …Read More.
“No matter where I serve my guests, they seem to like my kitchen best,” is a quote that adorns the walls in the homes of numerous home cooks and bakers. It’s important for homeowners to know that fires like the …Read More.
‘Tis the season for tackling household projects that have accumulated on your to-do list. Do-It-Yourself (DIY) experts everywhere are dusting off their tool belts, power tools and lawn equipment. At the top of your list, we encourage you to include …Read More.