It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing colors, sandals are being traded in for snow boots and dark evenings are illuminated by holiday lights and displays. But with all the magic the holidays bring, there are some dangers that lurk in the festive shadows. In fact, more people die during the holidays than during any other period of the year.
Make sure you aren’t caught off guard by Christmas tree fires or parade balloons gone awry. This infographic details just a few of the dangers that pose a threat during the holidays.
The dangers go beyond what you might think – falling on ice, car accidents or falling off a ladder. These dangers include things like food poisoning, hoverboards, and lamp posts falling during a parade! Know the dangers that surround you over the holidays so you can be sure to avoid them.
And as an added bonus, we’ve thrown in the top 10 tips to keep you safe – many of which are just as applicable all throughout the year! We’ve got you covered, from the basics like good hygiene and safe decorating to emergency kits and ensuring your car is ready for the winter weather.
Stay safe and happy holidays!