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Safety Tips

happy father and sons boating
June 5, 2019

One of the amazing things about living here on the Wasatch Front, is the access to the recreational outdoors that Utah has to offer is second to none. Every year […]

mobile phone close up with 911 on screen
June 5, 2019

In 2013 UFA responded to 35,377 fire and medical calls. Most of these calls are responded to in less than five minutes. Here are some ways you can help the […]

mother and son roasting marshmallows over a campfire
June 5, 2019

Going back to nature with camping means leaving behind some familiar conveniences. It means using some unfamiliar procedures. To make sure a camping trip is an enjoyable one, be sure […]

carbon monoxide detector attached to the wall
June 5, 2019

What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless, deadly gas. It can kill you before you know it because you can’t see it, taste it or smell […]

mother sitting with her toddler daughter reading together
June 5, 2019

Keep the following items away from infants and young children: Latex balloons, Coins, Marbles, Toys with small parts, Toys that can be compressed to fit entirely into a child’s mouth, […]

woman plugging a cord into a surge protector
June 5, 2019

Hundreds of fires and medical emergencies are caused by electrical hazards each year. It is important to know how to use electrical appliances safely. General Safety The size of electrical […]

close up of a little girl wearing safety glasses and a hard hat
June 5, 2019

Thousands of eye accidents happen each day; 90 percent of these are preventable with the use of appropriate safety eyewear. Because there are good eye safety regulations in the workplace, […]

woman practicing fire extinguisher with firefighters nearby
June 5, 2019

Fires can happen anywhere. A fire in a large building creates an enormous risk to everyone. Other reasons for evacuating buildings include natural gas leaks, earthquakes, hazardous material spills and […]