Safety office offers holiday tips

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December 13, 2012 in Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi by clevine

Holiday season is in full swing, festive music is playing throughout stores and various winter decorations are popping up in the neighbor's yard. As people string dazzling holiday décor on the bough and set off to visit friends and family they should keep ladder and winter driving safety in mind.

Ladders can be one of the household item for which safety is sometimes disregarded. Whether on the roof stringing lights, mounting the perfect star atop the tree or hanging ornaments within the office, one must always recognize hazards that could lead to a serious injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 12,500 individuals are seen in hospitals for falls, cuts or shocks that were related to holiday decorating. So, before beginning the decorating season, follow these ladder safety tips:

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