Posted in Safety   June 1, 2019

June is Home Safety Month

Thousands die from unintentional injury-related deaths every year, learn how to avoid home injury during Home Safety Month.
According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 169,936 people died from unintentional injury-related deaths in 2017, and most of these deaths happen off the job. 

Benton PUD and the NSC encourages everyone to be aware of potential dangers at home, take proper safety precautions, and raise awareness. 

Electrical safety is important to practice at home to prevent house fires, electrocution, and electrical emergencies. Electricity is a regular part of our everyday lives, but it can be dangerous if everyone doesn't practice electrical safety habits. Practicing electrical safety habits could be anything from checking for loose fitting outlets that can lead to overheating to not leaving plugged in appliances near water. Benton PUD has several safety tips that can keep your home safe.

You can read more about home safety at NSC's website.