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Keep Safety in Mind this Holiday Season

Similar to Thanksgiving, the holiday season is one full of safety concerns. Whether it be Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza, many more holidays all come with their own safety concerns.

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, December, a month with an over abundance of holiday celebrations, is the peak time of year for home fires, whether it be Christmas trees or candle fires. These fires are often serious and life threatening, due to heat sources being placed too close to flammable objects.

To prevent fires, the USFA and several other sources outline some statistics and tips:

 

Even though these tips are great ways to help reduce and prevent fires, being observant of your surroundings, and knowing when something seems off, is one of the most important steps to staying safe this holiday season.

The Danella team wishes you a safe and happy holiday season!

 

Sources: USFA, Parents.com, National Safety Council