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Posted on: August 1, 2017

School Safety Tips

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FACTS --About three-quarters (73%) of the structure fires occuring in educational properties involve schools providing pre-school through high-school education. --An estimated 4,870 structure fires involving pre-school through grade 12 buildings were repo...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

College Campus Fire Safety

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FACTS --Fires in dormitories, fraternities, sororities, and barracks are common during the evening hours, between 5-10 p.m., as well as on Saturdays and Sundays. --In 2004--2008 U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 3,800 struc...

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

Microwave Oven Safety

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FACT -Scald burns are the leading cause of injury from microwave ovens. SAFETY TIPS --PURCHASE a mircrowave oven that has the label of an independent testing laboratory. Make sure to complete and return the product registration card. This way the manufact...

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