Tag: Safety Tips

Hot Weather Tips to Help You Keep Your Cool

If a heat wave is forecast or happening: -Avoid strenuous activity. If you must do strenuous activity, do it during the coolest part of the day, which is typically between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. -Stay indoors as much as possible. If air conditioning is not available, stay on the lowest floor, out of the sunshine. Remember, electric fans do not cool the air, but...

Lawn Mower Safety

Each year, approximately 75,000 people are injured seriously enough by lawnmowers to require emergency room medical treatment. Only a small percentage of the injuries are caused by mechanical failure; most are the result of human error. Here are some tips to follow before and while mowing your lawn: Become familiar with your mower. Read the owner's manual before using the mower for the first time....