Is Your House a Death Trap? 11 Accidents Waiting to Happen (And How to Avoid Them)
Some 130,000 people die each year from accidents, from falls to fires. Here’s what to look out for and how to stay safe in your home.
Slacking off on tidying up
It’s not uncommon for homes to get messy—with newspapers, toys, and shoes strewn about. However, too much of a mess on a regular basis can lead to accidents. From slipping on a bunch of coloring books to a stack of newspapers that could catch fire because they’re too close to a space heater or fireplace, the risk of accidents from clutter are endless. Here’s how getting rid of clutter can recharge your life.