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2014-09-22 23:03:02

As part of National Preparedness Month, Amica Insurance has tips to prepare for severe weather. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Severe weather can occur with little warning, so it’s important to be ready ahead of time. That’s why, as part of National Preparedness Month, Amica Insurance is offering the following tips to help you and your family prepare for the unexpected: Build an emergency supply kit. It should contain first-aid supplies, as well as nonperishable food and...

2014-09-16 23:03:30

Amica Insurance is reminding parents and caregivers to make sure children are safe and secure while in the car. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs from Sunday, Sept. 14, through Saturday, Sept. 20, Amica Insurance is reminding parents and caregivers to make sure children are safe and secure while in the car. According to a 2012 survey from the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), 20 percent of drivers of child...

2014-09-05 23:02:30

Amica Insurance is sharing tips to help protect summer properties until next year. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 As summer winds down, it’s time for many people to start closing up vacation homes and cottages for the winter. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing tips to help protect those properties until next year. The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety suggests the following when closing summer homes: Remove all food to keep out rodents, and unplug all...

2014-08-29 23:05:12

There are many dangers that can crop up in your home if unaddressed, so Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help improve safety. Lincoln, R.I. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 A home should be a safe haven, but there are many dangers that can crop up if unaddressed. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing some tips to help improve safety in the home. The National Safety Council suggests taking the following safety measures: Kitchen Store hazardous products – like cleaners and...

2014-08-28 23:04:35

Campus safety is an important issue to consider as college students head back to school. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As college students head back to school, it’s important to think about campus safety. That’s why Amica Insurance has five tips to help students stay alert so they can have a safe and enjoyable year. According to SafeWise, an online source for safety and home security news, approximately 16 million young adults head off to college every year. In an effort to...

2014-08-13 23:02:51

Fire pits are a great addition to any backyard or outdoor area, but any kind of open flame can be dangerous. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Fire pits are a great addition to any backyard or outdoor area. They’re perfect for entertaining guests, and they help to keep the bugs away. However, any kind of open flame can be dangerous, and it’s important to know what precautions to take. That’s why Amica Insurance is answering some common fire pit safety questions with information...

2014-08-07 23:02:49

Grilling comes with risks, and that’s why Amica Insurance has five tips for safe grilling. Lincoln, R.I. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 There’s nothing better than a backyard barbecue in the summer. However, grilling comes with risks, and that’s why Amica Insurance has five tips for safe grilling. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 8,800 home and outdoor fires per year from 2007 to 2011, averaging $96 million in...

2014-07-24 23:01:16

Being around the water can be dangerous, especially for small children, so Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to promote water safety. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Pools and beaches are the place to be on hot summer days. But the water can be dangerous, especially for small children, so Amica Insurance is sharing five tips to promote water safety. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children between the ages of 1 and 4 are most at risk for water-related...

2014-07-10 23:02:00

Exposure to the sun can be dangerous, especially when it comes to harmful UV rays. Lincoln, RI (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Nothing says summer like a bright, sunny day. However, exposure to the sun can be dangerous, especially when it comes to harmful UV rays. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing these five tips from the American Cancer Society to promote sun safety this summer: Know when the sun is at its most powerful, as UV light is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. If unsure, use...

2014-07-03 23:00:54

Tiki torches can be fire hazards, so Amica Insurance is offering tips on how to safely use them this summer. LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Tiki torches can help stop bugs from biting during the summer months, and they also provide ambient lighting for any backyard setting. However, as with any open flame, tiki torches can be dangerous. That’s why Amica Insurance is sharing these five tips from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to promote tiki torch safety: Be sure to...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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