Articles by Barry Bottino

fire pit

Keep it safe around the fire

Nearly 11,000 people 19 or younger visited hospital emergency rooms with fire pit-related injuries between 2006 and 2017, and the majority were younger than 5, according to a study published in the American Burn Association’s Journal of Burn Care and Research in July 2019.
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A team of one

Despite the challenges, solo safety pros can make an impact
Being a one-person safety department can be a challenge. Five safety pros who have “been there” share their advice.
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Steer clear of deer

Tips for avoiding collisions
Around 1.5 million deer-vehicle collisions occur each year on the nation’s roadways, estimates the Humane Society of the United States. How can you avoid becoming part of that statistic?
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