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    Grilling & Firework Safety - Tips You Need to Know

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Tue, Jul 2, 2019

    The Fourth of July is a time for celebration, family, and summer fun. Maybe you get some time off work in observance of the holiday and you’re looking forward to relaxing, grilling out, and watching some fireworks. Sure, July 4th is a great time, but you also need to be sure to be safe. Check out the following reminders so you can have a happy and safe Fourth of July.

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    6 Tips to Ensure Your Child is Safe With a Caregiver or Babysitter

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Jun 12, 2019

    Caregivers and babysitters come in all shapes and sizes. They may be professional caregivers that you find through a nationwide agency like Care.com or through a referral from a friend. The babysitter also might be a family member, such as a grandparent, aunt, or sibling, or the teenager next door. But whoever they are or however you find them, all caregivers need to be trained on basic safety.

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    Tags: Safety, Safety Tips, Child Safety, Caregiver, Babysitter Safety, Childcare, 6 Safety Tips, Babysitter, Babysitter Training

    Cooking Safety - Know these basic rules of kitchen safety

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Thu, Nov 8, 2018

    Food is a great way to bring people together and putting a meal together is a daily occurrence for some. Many however, overlook the risk that comes with cooking. Most home fires occur while cooking in the kitchen, which makes cooking the leading cause of fire injuries.

    Awareness about potential fire hazards and taking simple precautions in the kitchen can go a long way. Each year, more than 2,500 people perish and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States. Direct property loss due to home fires is estimated at $7.3 billion annually, according to Ready.gov.

    To avoid home fires that could lead to costly homeowners insurance claims or injuries, check out these cooking safety tips:

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    Tags: Fire Safety, Safety Tips, Fire Safety Tips, Thanksgiving Safety, Cooking Safety TIps, Cooking Safety, Cooking, Kitchen Safety, What are five safety rules of the kitchen, Safety in the Kitchen

    5 Open House Safety Tips for Homeowners

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Oct 19, 2018

    The life of a homeowner is one of many chapters. One of those chapters often includes selling their home and embarking on a new journey.

    To do just that, many host an open house in the hopes of attracting potential buyers. But allowing strangers into a home, whether they’re genuinely interested or not, is lined with risks that homeowners must prepare for.

    For homeowners looking to sell or in the process of selling, there are many tips to help you prepare for any lurking risks on the open market. Here are five open house safety tips for homeowners.

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    10 School Zone Driving Safety Tips for Back-To-School Season

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Thu, Aug 23, 2018

    The end of summer tends to means one thing for many kids and parents:

    School is back in session.

    Drivers can expect a number of changes on the road: more school buses picking up children, cars double-parked before and after school, and the return of crossings guard in school zones as kids march along to a new day of learning. In 2016, there were 5,987 pedestrians killed in traffic crashes in the U.S., up from 5,495 in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

    With this in mind, look below to find 10 tips for drivers this back-to-school season.

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    Tags: Back-to-School, Safety Tips, Teen Driver Safety, Driver Safety, School, 10 Tips, NHTSA, Pedestrian Safety, School Zone, School Zone Driving, Back to school tips

    Safety Tips for the Fourth of July Holiday

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Jun 30, 2017

     

    It's time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. The American Red Cross has a list of tips to follow to help you have a safe and enjoyable holiday.

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    Tags: 4th of July Safety Tips, Safety Tips, Fourth of July, Holiday