SUMMER SAFETY TIPS:
When taking children to playground, inspect equipment for any defects and monitor young children at all times. Keep Children away from the lawn mower when running.
Wear sunscreen SPF 15 or higher and reapply if outside longer than 1 ½ hours or if swimming.
Be prepared for severe weather: have radio, flashlight, and bottled water in a designated place of shelter.
Wear helmet at all times when riding bikes, scooters, etc.
Do not drink alcohol when driving a boat, and always wear life jackets!
Keep cooking grills away from combustible materials and never grill inside the garage.
Warm up and stretch your muscles before playing sports.
Never leave children or animals closed in the car.
Wear bug repellent when outdoors, camping and/or hiking.
Keep first aid kit available for minor cuts/scrapes.
Read and follow all warnings and instructions on fireworks and keep out of reach of children.
Avoid strange/loose dogs and animals.
Keep hydrated! Drink plenty of water, especially on hot/humid days.
Have poison control number posted: 1-800-222-1222
Remember HOBS: helping others be safe.
Say something if you see something unsafe.