June Is National Safety Month

Every June the National Safety Council encourages businesses and communities across the country to be a part of National Safety Month (NSM). This annual observance is used to educate and increase behavior awareness of the top causes of preventable injuries and deaths. Each week in June has a different theme that focuses on critical safety… Continue reading June Is National Safety Month

Acetaminophen vs. Your Liver

Did you know more than 600 over-the-counter and prescription medicines, such as pain relievers, cough suppressants and cold medications, contain the active ingredient acetaminophen? It’s safe and effective when you follow the label information, but has the potential to severely damage your liver. If you take more acetaminophen than directed, more than one medicine containing… Continue reading Acetaminophen vs. Your Liver

Pumpkin Carving Safety

Carving a pumpkin is a Halloween tradition.  However, many people seriously injure themselves pumpkin carving by accidentally cutting their hands or wrists. When carving a pumpkin you should not use an oversized knife or razor blade.  Instead use a knife that is specifically made for pumpkin carving (it should look like a small saw).  While… Continue reading Pumpkin Carving Safety