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Pool fencing to prevent drowning in children

If you’re an accomplished swimmer you may not be concerned with the risk of drowning. However, you should be. You need less than 1/2 cup of water in your lungs for you to drown. In other words, if your mouth and nose are covered in water you could drown.

If that’s not a sobering enough thought, then consider the fact that children are less aware of the risks. That’s why 192 children died from drowning between 2004 and 2017.

If you have a pool in your garden then you need to consider fencing it in, it’s the only way of …

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9 important chainsaw safety tips you need to know

With warmer weather making a comeback and gardens growing with renewed vigor, you might be thinking about doing some heavy-duty chainsaw work.

Chainsaw accidents are common among the unprepared, and they can be life-changing – or worse. Following chainsaw safety advice is the best way to reduce your risk.

Here are 9 important chainsaw safety tips you need to know.

1. Dress for the Job

A flannel shirt isn’t effective PPE, so gear up appropriately. A helmet, goggles, gloves, and chainsaw-resistant clothing are all things you should consider wearing while operating a chainsaw.

2. Choose the Right Tool

Chainsaws come …

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Protect your community from accidents with the tree service

Trees are an essential and typical part of any area but the importance of keeping trees healthy and well cared for is rarely considered until it is too late. Iowa city tree service can help you keep your trees healthy and strong so you can avoid any type of incident. Trees that are not pruned frequently tend to create problems in the future, as long branches can damage doors and windows on properties, as well as create problems in the event of storms. It is necessary to take into account these scenarios and know what to do in these cases.…

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