So what does Valentine's Day have to do with Safety? Safety behaviors decrease the likelihood we will suffer a potentially life altering injury.
Below are tips from the CDC to make this Valentine's Day and every day after safe.
Gear up. Are you considering a new,
potentially risky, or unsafe activity? Be sure to use appropriate
safety gear, including seat belts, life vests, and helmets to help
Watch the sparks. If you decide to cook a romantic dinner, light some candles, or have a cozy fire, don’t leave them unattended.
Be aware. Women are more likely to be
victims of sexual violence, including intimate partner violence, than
men. Risk factors such as drinking alcohol and using drugs are
associated with a greater likelihood of violence.
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