The National Safety Council has named June National Safety Month, and that means safety in all its forms—at home, on the road, at work and at play. With all the distractions, vacations and general merrymaking that happens during summer, safety may not be at the front of anyones mind.
But there are plenty of reasons we should all be a little more vigilant. The Council has identified a number of key areas where greater mindfulness can drastically reduce the risk of death and injury, including:
Accidental overdoses and poisoning from improper consumption of prescription medication has grown in recent years. Safe handling of medication means: