National Safety Month!

June is National Safety Month. Accidents can occur quite frequently whether they are minor or others that lead to serious injuries. National Safety Month is sponsored by the National Safety Council and they bring national attention to accident prevention. During National Safety Month, the National Safety Council helps Americans to prevent injuries from all types of accidents like slips, trips, falls to exercising regularly to prevent bodily injuries. It is important to not only keep yourself accident free, but also friends, family, and employees when they’re in your supervision. This month we want to promote safety around the home, on the road, and at the workplace. Below are some of general safety tips when you are out and about this summer, in your home and the workplace.

-Aisles, stairs and walkways should be clutter-free; spills should be wiped, dropped objects picked up and cabinet drawers closed when not in use.

-Use handrails in stairways; take one step at a time and report or repair broken stairs or loose stair coverings.

-Inspect ladders before and after every use.

This summer you might also be doing some home entertainment with friends and family. This might include grilling and swimming in your pool. Below are some quick tips for summer grill and outdoor pool safety.

-Take a look before you start planning your summer pool party.

-When you grill outside make sure to stay away from any large structures.

-Make sure the grill is properly cleaned and check for propane leaks.

-Lastly, make sure you are wearing the right clothing.

If you and your friends and family are hanging by the pool make sure you follow these pool safety tips. Double checks to make sure you have provided life jackets for all your visitors. Make sure to cover the poolside with non-slip surfaces. Lastly, make sure not to have any glass near the pool.

No matter the safety situation we here at Spivey Insurance want to make sure we protect what is closest to you. Whether you are at work, at home, or lounging by the pool make sure you follow these tips. Feel free to give us a call at 704-821-4460 or stop by our office. Make sure you stay connected with us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google Plus.

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