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Ride on the Safe Side: Nine Safety Tips for Motorcyclists

Motorcycle accidents continue to be a leading preventable cause of traffic fatalities in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic...

Ride on the Safe Side: Nine Safety Tips for Motorcyclists

Older Couple on a Walk

Five More Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Falling

Falls are a major threat to the health and independence of older adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports 36 million older adults fall each year, with falls often leading to serious injuries and death.

Five More Steps to Take to Decrease Your Risk of Falling

Drowning Prevention: Water Safety Tips for All Ages

If you’re planning to hit the water as summer winds down, it’s important to take the appropriate safety steps to prevent drowning. Unfortunately, drowning rates were unusually high across the nation during the 2021 summer season – even tripling in some states.

Drowning Prevention: Water Safety Tips for All Ages

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Drowning Prevention for Teens: Seven Layers of Protection

The risk of drowning decreases after age four — but spikes again during the teen years. Learn what you can do to help teach your teen valuable water safety lessons.

Drowning Prevention for Teens: Seven Layers of Protection

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Drowning Prevention for Children: Seven Layers of Protection at the Pool

Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death in children between the ages of one and four — but drownings are 100% preventable if the proper precautions are taken.

Drowning Prevention for Children: Seven Layers of Protection at the Pool

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Eight Tips for Safe Summer Boating

Spending the day on a boat can be one of the highlights of summer. However, it's important to take proper precautions to avoid injury out on the water.

Eight Tips for Safe Summer Boating

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10 Tips for Forklift Safety

Roughly 1 out of every 10 forklifts in the United States will be involved in an accident each year. Our injury prevention team offers tips on how to use a forklift safely.

10 Tips for Forklift Safety

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Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

The dog days of summer can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Learn the warning signs of these serious emergencies and how to prevent them.

Learn the Signs of Heat Emergencies

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How to Keep Teens Safe behind the Wheel this Summer

As the school year wraps up, teens start driving more. South Shore Health's trauma team shares why now is the time for parents to review key safety information for a safe summer.

How to Keep Teens Safe behind the Wheel this Summer