Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) January 07, 2014
With winter now in full swing, many people will rely on snow blowers to clear snow from driveways and sidewalks. But these machines can lead to injury or even death, so Amica Insurance is sharing tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), injuries most often occur when people use their hands to remove snow from the blower’s discharge chute. In some cases, people have died after getting caught in the machine, while others have suffered carbon monoxide poisoning from running the blower in an enclosed space for too long.
That’s why Amica is sharing the following tips from the CPSC for the proper use of snow blowers:
About Amica Insurance
Amica Mutual Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, based in Lincoln, R.I., is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.
CONTACT: Vince Burks, Corporate Communications, 50 Amica Way, Lincoln, RI 02865-1155, 800-652-6422, ext. 24563
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