Leaving children in hot cars, even for a few minutes, can lead to series inquiries and death. In the last two years, at least 55 children have died in hot cars. For more information: The Administration for Children and Families has teamed up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Safe Kids USA for the Look Before you Lock campaign, which includes a website with free downloads at: http://www.safercar.gov/parents/InandAroundtheCar/heatstroke.htm Other valuable websites to help keep kids safe in the car: Safer Car, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: http://www.safercar.gov/parents/InandAroundtheCar/heatstroke.htm Kids and Cars: http://www.kidsandcars.org/how-kids-get-hurt/heat-stroke/ Safe Kids USA: http://www.safekids.org/safetytips/field_risks/and-around-cars
Portable generators can be dangerous if used incorrectly. Major causes of injuries and fatalities occur due to the following: Shocks and electrocution from improper use of power Accidentally energizing other electrical systems Carbon monoxide from a generator’s exhaust Fires from improperly refueling or inappropriately storing fuel The most effective way to avoid injuries is to make sure you fully understand the proper operating procedures. Click here to learn more.
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