Thanksgiving is almost here and across the country, everyone’s gearing up for one of the most spectacular feasts of the year. Amid all of the festivities, it’s important to remember that Thanksgiving also brings with it an increased chance of food poisoning, kitchen fires and travel incidents.
We’re in the risk business, of course, so we’ve come up with a few Thanksgiving safety tips to help you avoid a turkey dinner that ends in disaster.
There’s no government statistic on this, but we know people get sick every Thanksgiving. Here’s how to minimize the odds of that happening to you, your family and friends:
The average number of cooking fires on Thanksgiving is triple that of a normal day. In fact, Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day, Christmas Eve, and the day before Thanksgiving. Here a few simple ways to avoid fires:
Thanksgiving Travel Safety
This year will be different, but the Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest travel times of the year, and with all the excitement, travelers can become more focused on celebrations than getting to their destination as safely as possible. If you are travelling, following these tips will keep everyone safe on the road and in the air:
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