HEALTH & SAFETY
Stay Safe In Warm
weather means activities and fun under the sun! However,
you and your family must be careful during those
fun-filled outdoor activities.
Dress appropriately before
going outdoors. Wear lightweight, light-colored
clothing. Light colors will reflect away some of the
Drink plenty of water.
Avoid alcohol and caffeine, which dehydrate the
Take regular breaks when
engaged in physical activity on warm days. Take time
out to find a cool place.
Eat small meals and eat
Slow Down. Avoid strenuous activity during the warmest
parts of the day. Stick to strenuous activities between
4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Lawn Mowing Tips
It may not seem to be the top priority of your day to
prepare for accidents while mowing the lawn, but these
accidents do happen. To prevent them from happening:
Keep children and pets out
of the yard while mowing.
Do a walk-through of the
area before you begin mowing. Clear the area of large
sticks or other debris.
Do not cut lawn when it's
raining, lightning, or when the grass is slippery.
Never allow young children
to ride alone on a riding mower.
Wear clothing that offers
some protection, and wear eye protection.
Learn to swim. Always swim
with a buddy; never swim alone.
Swim in supervised areas
Watch out for the
"dangerous too's"-- too tired, too cold, too far from
safety, too much sun, too much strenuous activity.
Obey all rules and posted
signs and pay attention to local weather conditions.
how to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies.
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