Home Accident Statistics: Is Your Home as Safe as You Think?

“You will never be able to remove all the potential hazards from your home. However, by being organised and vigilant, you can reduce the risk of accidents considerably.”

House StairsDid you know that more than 18,000 Americans die every year from injuries that take place in the home? This makes it the second most common location for such fatalities. Why are home injuries so prevalent? Most Americans are unaware that they are able to prevent such accidents. From minor burns to poisoning, electrical shocks to suffocations. Unintentional injuries, no mater the magnitude, are never fun and sadly result in an average of 21 million medical visits each year – that adds up to be about $220 billion in medical costs! What causes these problems and how can we prevent them? Read more on some common triggers, home injury statistics, and easy to apply home safety tips…

Read more: https://www.asecurelife.com/home-accident-statistics/

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