“Home Sweet Home” Starts With Our Fall Safety Check


Home is where we should feel most safe and secure. Home is where we celebrate with friends and family, raise our children and grow old with those we love. “Peace – that was the other name for home,” wrote poet Kathleen Norris. But too often that peace is shattered by unintentional injuries. You should know more about these top three household dangers and how to prevent them.

About 146,571 people died from unintentional injuries in 2015, according to the National Safety Council. Many of these injuries were suffered at home. Learn about how to safety check your home for the three F’s: fires, falls and firearms.