New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate the end of the year and the start of a new one. While it is important to have fun and enjoy the holiday, it is also important to celebrate safely and responsibly. Here are some tips for celebrating New Year’s Eve safely.
Plan ahead: If you plan to attend a New Year’s Eve party or event, plan ahead and arrange a safe and sober way to get home. Designate a sober driver or consider using a ride-sharing service or public transportation.
Use caution with fireworks: If you are planning to use fireworks to celebrate the New Year, make sure to use caution and follow all safety guidelines. Never point or throw fireworks at people; use them in a clear and open area.
Be mindful of open flames: Candles, cigarettes, and other open flames can be a fire hazard on New Year’s Eve. Ensure you extinguish all open flames before leaving the room or going to bed and use caution with lighters and matches.
Keep an eye on your drinks: If you are planning to drink alcohol on New Year’s Eve, keep an eye on your drinks to prevent being drugged or intoxicated. Never leave your drink unattended and consider switching to non-alcoholic beverages after a certain point in the evening.
Stay safe and sober: It is important to stay safe and sober on New Year’s Eve. Avoid drinking and driving, and make sure to arrange for a sober ride home. Remember, the consequences of drinking and driving can be severe and include injury or death.
Following these safety tips can help ensure that you and those around you have a safe and enjoyable New Year’s Eve celebration.~To learn more about LAIT911 and our mission to mitigate natural and man-made disasters, visit our website here or click here to view more great resource guides just like this one.
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