12,000 people or more are going to visit the emergency room this holiday season thanks to hidden dangers around the house. With the upcoming festivities at hand, now is the perfect time to survey your home and address potential safety hazards. Here are 12 tips to make sure you spend the holidays safe at home with family and friends... and out of in a cold and crowded ER.
The Top 12 Safety Tips
1. GOOD LIGHTING— Adequate lighting reduces the risk of tripping and falling both inside and outside your home. Critical areas that need to be illuminated are the stairs, outdoors, and foyers. The fix: Make sure adequate wattage is utilized and long-life bulbs and motion detectors are in place.
2. ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS?— Electrical issues, like a flickering…