Lawn mowing season is upon us

By April 21, 2017 June 15th, 2017 Personal Insurance
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Many homeowners use a lawn mower to help maintain their property. Deep cuts, lost fingers and toes, broken bones and burns are among the most common injuries, which amounted to more than a quarter of a million medical treatments in 2015.

Here are some basic tips to keep you and your family safe:

  • Keep your mower in good shape and service it regularly
  • Make certain the motor is off before inspecting or repairing
  • Do not remove safety devices
  • Don’t add fuel while running or hot
  • Wear protective gear
  • Never clear debris with hands or feet
  • Avoid allowing children to play in the area of an operating mower