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Twelve Days of Safety: Navigating the Holidays with Joy and Caution

‘Tis the season for twinkling lights and joyful gatherings! This is also the time to exercise caution and keep safety at the forefront. At MSA, we wish you a safe and happy festive season. Here are 12 tips to keep your holidays merry and bright!

1. Never leave a burning candle unattended

2. Treat your tree with care and water it regularly

3. Lights out leaves less risk

4. Pets don’t mix with holiday plants, decorations, and foods

5. Never leave cooking and baking unattended

6. Perform proper wood-burning fireplace maintenance and don’t burn gift wrap

7. Use space heaters safely and don’t leave them turned on

8. Test your smoke detector and change batteries if needed

9. Pay attention to how you use extension cords and don’t overload circuits

10. Watch the forecast and know what to do if caught in snow or severe weather

11. Ho! Ho! Hold up on making those online purchases until you verify where you’re buying from

12. Drive sober and make a plan to get home safely

From all of us at MSA Safety, we wish you a safe and merry holiday season and a happy New Year in 2024!

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