Falling off a ladder and stepping on broken decorations may be humorous in movies, but in real life it is the cause of a staggering number of fatal injuries amongst individuals. The Consumer Product Safety Commission stated that each each consecutive year since December of 2009, there has been 12,000 or more emergency room visits, nearly 15,000 during November and December 2012. Statistics have estimated that during the holiday season there are about 250 incidents that occur daily. The most common types of injuries of people in the emergency room consist of lacerations, falls and back strains. Unfortunately, a small portion of these injuries even result in death. Learning how to prevent fires and injuries is essential to staying protected this holiday season. Check out the tip guide in the link below to have a safe, joyful and healthy holiday.