This time of year, parents pay extra attention to pool safety. They make sure that their young kids know how to swim and stay safe in the pool. One danger that too many parents don't consider involves pool drains. Getting sucked onto and into drains and trapped underwater are genuine dangers. Since the 1980s, at least 36 deaths have been linked to suction entrapment.
This summer, Mississippians will be headed to theme parks, fairs and carnivals, large and small. One of the key draws of these destinations is the rides. The most popular rides are often the ones that provide the biggest thrills. However, as scary as these rides may feel, we don't really want to be in danger when we're on them.
When you leave your house to go shopping, you may not think much about your wellbeing. You assume that you'll get what you want and return home, all without running into any trouble.
It doesn't matter if you enjoy shopping or would rather avoid this at all costs, nothing changes the fact that you will probably find yourself in some type of store a few times per week.
As you constantly traverse up and down sets of stairs, you need to do whatever it takes to remain safe at all times. Unfortunately, even if you're paying close attention to every step you take, there is a chance you could be involved in an accident.
As a shopper, you don't expect to suffer any type of injury. Unfortunately, just when you least expect it, something can go wrong.
As you drive down the highway, you will come in contact with one commercial truck after the next. Your goal is to share the road with these vehicles to ensure that everyone remains safe at all times.
If a dog bites you, there are many things you need to do. Above all else, make sure you receive immediate medical attention. By taking this approach, you can avoid a situation that worsens over time.
Shopping can be an enjoyable respite from the responsibilities of our lives if it means going to Dillard's or some other department store. Whether we have time for that or not, most all of us go to the grocery store at least once a week. However, shopping-related injuries can occur, and in many cases the store is to blame.
Wondering why the risk for pedestrians and sober drivers is so high when driving near a casino? Part of the reason is that casinos may end up over-serving their patrons. This can increase DUI accidents, which are often tragic when both parties are in motor vehicles and which can get far worse when one party is a pedestrian just trying to walk down a sidewalk or use a crosswalk.