Tag: Summer Safety

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...

Backyard Summer Safety Tips

Don't spoil your summer fun by neglecting these summer safety tips: The Pool The Hazard: A backyard full of young children and adults looking for some relief from the hot sun. Between the adults relaxing in pool floats and children working on their cannonball, there is room for disaster to occur. As the sun becomes stronger and the pool becomes more crowded, the potential for risk...

Grilling Safety

Americans enjoy more than three billion barbecues each year. But barbecuing can be dangerous, even deadly, if you are not careful The following tips can make your grilling experience safer: When ready to barbecue, protect yourself by wearing a heavy apron and an oven mitt that fits high up over your forearm. With gas grills, make sure the gas cylinder is always stored outside and...

Swimming Pool Safety And Maintenance Tips

Before your family starts splashing around in the pool, make sure you check the pool liner for rips and tears – just one of the many tips listed below. Maintain secure fencing and a locked entrance around the pool and deck area to prevent access when adequate supervision is not available. Make sure there is adequate lifesaving equipment in the pool area, including life preservers...