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In this issue

Spring Cleaning? Avoid a Trip to the Doctor

Spring Gardening: Let Safety Flower with Your Plants

Yard Play: Keep Your Children Safe

Will Your Car Soon Be Driving You?

Child Safety in the Car: Age & Size are Key

Don't Blink: Hurricane Season Arrives Sooner Than You Think

Spring Thaw May Mean Fall Claim Call

 




Did you know that, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in the year 2010 alone thousands of people were injured while using equipment common to spring cleaning tasks?

Stepladders: 35,000+ injuries
Gardening: 41,000+ injuries
Lawn mowers: 127,000+ injuries

And thousands more were treated for injuries caused by breathing fumes from cleaning supplies or improperly mixed chemicals.
 
 
 
 
Spring Cleaning? Avoid a Trip to the Doctor
Spring cleaning your home can be a refreshing way to get your nest aired out and spruced up after the close quarters of winter. If your personal project involves a whole house refresh or just a brightening up of a few well-worn areas, here are a few tips...
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Spring Gardening: Let Safety Flower with Your Plants

Spring Gardening: Let Safety Flower with Your Plants
It's the time of the year when every gardener rejoices — spring planting has arrived! And whether you are cleaning up after winter or putting those first seeds in the ground for summer vegetables, be certain that safety is included in your planting and planning.
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Yard Play: Keep Your Children Safe

Yard Play: Keep Your Children Safe
One of the joys of spring for children and adults alike is the chance, after being closeted by winter, to enjoy the opportunities for play and relaxation offered by that personal park we call a yard.
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Will Your Car Soon Be Driving You?
Does your new car automatically notify you of blind spots? Provide a back-up camera? Offer parking assistance? Include a forward collision avoidance system that properly applies the brakes — without you?
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Child Safety in the Car: Age & Size are Key
The statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirm a sad fact: Car crashes are the number one killer of children ages 1 - 12 in the United States.
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Don't Blink: Hurricane Season Arrives Sooner Than You Think
With so many of the legendary hurricanes coming in later summer and early fall — think Andrew, Katrina and Sandy — you may be surprised to learn hurricane season officially begins on June 1.
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Spring Thaw May Mean Fall Claim Call
Every spring, the joys of warmer weather unfortunately may be dampened when increased rains increase normal snow melt and cause massive flooding. Unfortunately, the lack of flood insurance will only add to the cost for homeowners already feeling the burden of loss.
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