Cooking Can Be Hazardous to College Life

According to “I’ll Miss You Too: An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students,” some of the biggest parental fears surrounding sending kids off to college focus on safety issues. While safety is a top priority, fear of kitchen fires probably ranks well below safety concerns about drugs, alcohol, crime and other campus issues.  According to Guardian Safety Solutions International (www.guardianssi.com), college fires should move up to the top of parents and university housing concerns since 72 percent of college campus fires are cooking related. Cooking fires also cause more than $25 million in damages to college campuses each year.   Read more at HealthNewsDigest http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Safety_310/Cooking-Can-Be-Hazardous-to-College-Life.shtml.


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Guardian SSI Discusses Cooking Fires and Seniors

media_logo_healthnewsdigestHealthNewsDigest featured Guardian SSI in a post about seniors and cooking fires.  Experts estimate that more than 12 million unintentional home cooking fires go unreported.  More than 1,200 Americans over the age of 65 die and more than 3,000 are injured due to residential fires each year.  Seniors are the highest risk group in North America.  Learn more about this important fire prevention information here http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Seniors_320/Seniors-at-Highest-Risk-for-Cooking-Fires.shtml

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