June is National Safety Month. Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. But there are many things people can do to stay safe and prevent injuries. Make a difference: Spread the word about ways to … More National Safety Month is Here!
Did you know that injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages – and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44? With summer kicking off on June 21st – take time to familiarize yourself with some tips to prevent common summer injuries like sunburns, heat-related … More June is National Safety Month!
Splashing in a swimming pool is a sure way to have summer fun. But it’s important to make safety a priority to protect children and others in and around the water. Drowning is a leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 4, and the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury death … More Swimming Pool Safety for Kids
The best defense against heat-related illness is prevention. Stay safe with these tips: Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you drink or has you on water pills, ask him how much you should drink while … More Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness
Summer is here! Who doesn’t want to be outside, sunbathing, swimming, playing catch on the beach or just barbequing in the backyard? While summer means fun in the sun, make sure you’re not getting too much of a good thing. Avoid consequences of overexposure to the sun like sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, … More Don’t Get Burned! Summer Sun Safety Tips