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Trampoline Safety Tips Published in Safety on April 25, 2017.

Spring has officially sprung, and while the days may feel cold, warmer weather is just around the corner. April is when we bring our patio furniture out of storage, fire up the grill, and begin enjoying time outdoors. For some of us, it’s also time to take an inaugural jump on the trampoline. Whether you’re setting up your own, or… READ MORE

Top Tips for Keeping Kids Safe in Cars Published in Safety on February 17, 2017.

Car accidents are the leading cause of fatal injuries in children ages five to 19. Parents and caregivers play a major role in protecting their children from vehicle-related injuries. Transporting your child requires several different precautionary measures to adhere to Georgia law and maximize the safety of your child while in the car. You need to know the proper safety… READ MORE

Pool Safety Tips, Summer’s Coming, Stay Safe While Staying Cool! Published in Home Safety Tips, Prevent Accidents and Protect Yourself,Personal Injury,Safety,Uncategorized on February 1, 2017.

Summer wouldn’t be the same without dips in the pool, but is your family safe from common pool-related accidents and injuries? Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death in children between one and four years old. If you have children in the house or in your neighborhood, it is your responsibility to keep your pool safe. Pool safety… READ MORE

Prevent Injuries to Toddlers from Falling, Climbing, and Grabbing Published in Home Safety Tips, Prevent Accidents and Protect Yourself,Safety,Uncategorized on February 1, 2017.

Toddlers are notorious for getting into things they shouldn’t. It is in a child’s nature to crawl, pull up, and eventually walk. Unfortunately for parents, it is also in a child’s nature to climb, fall, and grab. At this age, your home can seem like a war zone, full of potential hazards for your child. Knowing how to prevent injuries… READ MORE

Thanksgiving the most Dangerous Day of the Year to Drive Published in Safety on November 23, 2016.

Thanksgiving is well-known as a terrible day for driving, but studies indicate it may actually be the most dangerous road travel day of the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that several contributing factors make Thanksgiving the worst day of the year to drive. While you cannot always predict how other drivers will behave, you can drive safely… READ MORE

Holiday Season Safety Tips Everyone Should Know Published in Safety on November 21, 2016.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for many Americans. While most people look forward to the winter months and holiday gatherings with friends and family, this time of year can be hazardous. To protect yourself, your family, and your property during the holidays, be proactive – there are many ways to do so. Safety… READ MORE

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  • Where Do Slip and Falls Occur?
    Slip and fall accidents are extremely common accidents that often lead to serious injuries. A slip and fall can happen nearly anywhere, but there are several places that these dangerous accidents happen most frequently. When you hear the term slip and fall, it may not strike fear in your heart, but these accidents can be […]
  • What to Do After a Workplace Injury
    Regardless of what kind of work you do, workplace injuries happen, and the workers’ compensation protocol is the same regardless of the field in which you are employed. Understanding the basic procedures can help ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are entitled in a timely manner. Workers’ compensation claims, however, are often […]
  • Some Car Accident Injuries are Not Immediately Apparent
    We often see dramatic images of car accident victims on the news and in television programs. So if you’re in a serious car accident, you might be surprised when you walk away with no apparent injuries. Do not be fooled, though. Just because you don’t see the symptoms of an injury does not mean you’ve […]
  • Slip and Falls are Common in Large Retail Stores
    When you’re out enjoying a day of shopping at a retail store, the last thing you probably expect is to experience a serious slip and fall accident. Unfortunately, this scenario is more common than you might imagine. Spilled beverages, misplaced stock items, and other conditions can cause a slip and fall accident that results in […]