According to, common in-home problems include

  • Falls
  • Poisoning
  • Suffocation
  • Drowning
  • Inadequate banisters and railings
  • Unsafe medication storage
  • High water heater temperatures, and
  • Improperly-stored firearms

I’m Burt, and I’m a safety guru.

As a former workplace safety consultant, it was my job to help manufacturing facilities prevent on-site accidents.

But did you know more than 18,000 people are injured each year right in their own homes?

The good news is, most at-home accidents are preventable with just a few simple steps. And, while natural catastrophes like floods, wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and winter storms aren’t as likely to affect you, it’s always a good idea to be prepared for those too. I’ll show you how.

Read my Safety tips