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Staying Safe During the 2020 Holidays

2020 has definitely been a year we will never forgot! We’re all ready for this pandemic to be over with, so we can get back to normal. With Christmas around the corner, we need to keep safety in mind, not only as far as COVID-19 goes, but also general safety measures for this time of […]

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The Dangers of Swimming Pool Chlorine

Swimming can be a fun and healthy activity, for children and adults alike, especially in the summer heat. Unfortunately, with that fun there are dangers lurking that most people don’t think about. Chlorine, like household chemicals has many risks, if not used and stored properly. Chlorine is used to keep swimming pools clean, and free […]

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Although fireworks are legal in most places in South Carolina, they can be incredibly dangerous. Because fireworks cause a high risk for burns, eye injuries, and fires, the National Safety Council (NSC) and the National Fire Protection Association advise people to enjoy firework displays conducted by professionals, instead of setting them off in your own […]

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SC Ranked 10th Most Dangerous for Pedestrians

Even though Americans are walking less, U.S. pedestrian deaths have risen by 45% since 2010. Cities are encouraging residents to walk and bike, but have not updated city streets (designed largely for motor vehicles) to accommodate pedestrians. Roads have been “engineered for fast-moving and unhindered vehicular traffic, with few pedestrian crossings…” (FastCompany.com) Where there are […]

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Winter Holiday Safety Tips

The winter holidays should be a beautiful, enjoyable time of year with family and friends. Safety plays a big role in making sure no one ends up in the hospital or worse. Here are some safety tips to remember that will ensure “a holiday to remember” for the RIGHT reasons: Traveling The roads are extremely […]

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Drowsy Driving Comparable to Drunk Driving

The holidays are quickly approaching, and there will be many travelers on the roads, many driving after a long day at work. Some will be driving after getting virtually no sleep. Our busy lives can make the roads a dangerous place, especially when so many are on the roads. Fatigue can be caused by many […]

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Infant Walkers Cause More Than 9,000 Injuries in the US Every Year

Despite all the warnings of the hazards of baby walkers, thousands of babies still end up with walker-related injuries each year. Changes in safety standards have resulted in a sharp decrease in the number of babies injured by infant walkers. “In 1997, a voluntary safety standard required the base of baby walkers to be wider […]

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Commercial Water Sports Industry in SC is Largely Unregulated

A man vacationing with his family in Myrtle Beach lost both of his legs in a parasailing accident. Henry Owens was in the midst of transferring from the parasailing vessel to a banana boat (a long yellow raft) when he fell into the water and his legs got caught in the propellers of the parasailing […]

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Steps to Take After a Truck Accident

While any traffic accident or crash can be incredibly scary, the impact of a truck colliding with an automobile can be enormously destructive. It becomes even more damaging if the collision happens at highway speeds. In most cases, trucking accidents can be catastrophic with a high number of fatalities and severe injuries. These accidents often […]

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What to Do after You’ve Been Rear-Ended in South Carolina

With over 222 million drivers in the United States, serious auto accidents happen every day. Whether it is in a rural area like Kingstree, South Carolina, or a busy tourist area like Myrtle Beach, car accidents are one of the leading causes of death, injuries, and damage across the US. In 2015 alone, there were […]