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Experts Weigh in on Measures to Stay Safe

By uclahealth • April 16, 2020
June is National Safety Month, so let’s see how prepared you and your family are for summertime injuries. From treating jellyfish stings to knowing how to give CPR, what would you do in these situations?   If you get stung by a jellyfish at the beach, you [...]
By uclahealth • June 27, 2017
June is National Safety Month. Learn what you can do to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, an invisible threat that can cause severe illness and even death. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is a gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. It is produced by burning [...]
By uclahealth • June 9, 2017
Disaster preparedness is everyone’s responsibility.  September is National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we must prepare for emergencies that may impact us at home, work and school.  Now is the time to begin preparing for all types of disasters that may impact you – not just [...]
By uclahealth • September 1, 2016
Fireworks and the Fourth of July go hand in hand, but the exciting displays come with some risk. In 2014, over 10,000 Americans were treated in U.S. emergency departments for fireworks-related injuries, according to the most recent annual figures from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. As regulations [...]
By uclahealth • July 3, 2016
Even in familiar surroundings, we need to constantly be looking for dangers around us throughout our day. Keeping an eye out for hazards can help you identify and avoid them before an injury occurs. Looking at the world through this safety lens can help you protect yourself and those [...]
By uclahealth • June 20, 2016