Risky Behavior

Consumer Reports looked at some risky behaviors in which we engage. Check it out:

About 40 percent often eat raw dough when making cookies.

Nearly 75 percent put cotton swabs inside their ears.

69 percent of us drive at least 10 miles per hour over the speed limit.

37 percent leave items on the stairs at home.

31 percent occasionally use the top step of a ladder.

13 percent sometimes have a beer while using a power tool or mower.

43 percent let their kids play on a trampoline.

61 percent don’t have a rubber mat in the tub or shower.

21 percent don’t change batteries in smoke alarms yearly.

32 percent don’t eat burgers only well done.

9 percent of us don’t read the warnings that come with our prescription.

70 percent never use hearing protection with a mower or leaf blower.

Half of us never unplug the toaster when not in use