The holidays are a time of fun and connection, but it is important that proper safety measures be taken so that no unpleasant surprises pop up. Aside from taking general safety precautions, there are a few that are specific to each holiday. Thanksgiving concerns generally involve kitchen accidents, for example.
This Thanksgiving, enjoy your holiday and ensure that everyone stay safe by following these tips:
Keep pets and small children out of the kitchen
Make sure that pathways and driveways are free of ice and snow
Read all of the directions on any unfamiliar appliance or recipe
Prevent the kitchen from getting too crowded
Always give a verbal warning when transporting hot food or pans
Designate at least one adult to remain sober if children are present
Have a plan for ensuring that no one who has been drinking drives
Of course, make sure that all of these safety tips are complemented by a comprehensive homeowners' and/or umbrella ...