Safety Precautions Prevent Utah Accidents and Injuries

A Little Safety Can Go A Long Way

A serious injury will change your life and although our personal injury attorneys are here to help you recover for any serious accident you have been in, we want to help you prevent the injury to begin with.  Some injuries are not avoidable.  For example, a seat belt can protect you from many but not all injuries in a Utah car accident.  But that does not mean should take any unnecessary risks.

Basic Safety Precautions

Some very basic safety precautions can prevent serious injuries as well as help you avoid some of the other consequences of injuries including lost time at work, lost income, and even permanent and temporary disability.

Some safety precautions you should follow include the following:

  • Always wear a helmet when riding a bike.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding a motorcycle.  Many Utah motorcycle injuries can be avoided if you just wear a helmet.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding a skateboard.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding a horse.
  • Always wear a seatbelt.
  • Never ride in the back of a truck when traveling on city roads.
  • Keep any cupboards and cabinets that have dangerous chemicals inside locked up so that children and infants cannot get into them.
  • Use handrails when walking up stairs.
  • Avoid walking on icy sidewalks.
  • Wear a helmet when sledding, skiing, or skateboarding.
  • Always wear a life jacket when participating in water sports.
  • Always wear a helmet when riding dirt bikes and four wheelers.

It is amazing how many injuries can be avoided when you take these basic precautions.

Call Us If You Are Injured By the Negligence of Another

If in spite of your efforts to stay safe you are injured as the result of the negligence of another, call Salcido Law Firm.  Our Utah injury lawyers will do every possible to make sure you recover everything possible to compensate you for your loss.

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