With summer right around the corner, your family will likely be spending more time outside. Swimming is probably one of the activities on your list and while it offers several health benefits, it can also pose a few risks if safety measures aren’t taken. According to the Center for Disease Control, there are 3,536 unintentional drownings per year in the United States. Water-related accidents are the second leading cause of injury or death for children between 1-14 years old and the fifth leading cause for individuals of all ages. Luckily, there are many precautions you can take to help keep yourself and your family safe throughout the summer months.
With the return of warmer weather, more cyclists are dusting off their helmets and bringing their bikes out from storage. And here at Quincy Mutual Group, we definitely understand why! Biking isn’t just a convenient way to get around — it’s also fun, allows you to easily incorporate exercise into to your daily schedule, and when used in place of driving, can help you reduce your carbon footprint. It’s important to remember, however, that whether you’re cycling for your commute, for exercise, or just for fun, safety should always be a priority. We all share the responsibility of keeping our roads safe, and to help, we’re offering up some important safety tips and reminders for both cyclists and drivers.
There’s no time like the summer to gather family and friends at your home for a party! Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or the neighborhood block party, a host has many responsibilities. Here at Quincy Mutual Group, we want to make sure your party is memorable for all of the right reasons, which is why we’re offering up a few tips to help you keep your guests safe and your home protected.
The sun is out and the kids are home — time to get outside! At Quincy Mutual Group, we want everyone to have a fun and safe summer, no matter where you are. If you’ll be spending time with your family in the backyard, keep these safety tips in mind to minimize your risks of injury. Continue reading “Backyard Safety Tips”
In the summer … we grill. (Actually, there are quite a few New Englanders who will grill all year long despite a raging blizzard…) But, for the most part, most people fire up the grill in the warmer months and enjoy that char-grilled taste all summer long. Continue reading “Summer Grilling Safety Tips”