Sun Protection and a Safety Survival Guide For All Safe Summer Activities Trips and Experiences
Stay Safe This Summer!
Basic Items You Need This Summer To Be Safe and Have Fun!
What Will You Do This Summer?
It's that time of year again! The sun is shining and you can't wait to go outside and do something with the family!
Whether you are going out camping, fishing, playing sports such as baseball, basketball, volleyball,tennis or golf, you need to protect yourself from the elements!
Common Health Problems and Conditions associated with Outdoor Recreation:
- Bug Bites
- Tornadoes and Hurricanes
- Heat Stroke
- Swimming Safety
- Fire Safety
- Getting Lost
- Camping Accidents
- Alcohol Related Incidents
These are just a few of the common problems people face when spending time in the outdoors. Planning ahead is the key to a successful outing and being prepared is what you should do!
This guide will help cover all the bases no matter if you are going to a NASCAR event or just spending the day at the beach. Always be prepared!
Going Swimming? Don't Go Into the Water Until You Read This!
If You Are Going Swimming This Summer Make Sure You Have a Safety Plan!
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Enjoying the Water Is Fun...When You Are Safe!
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A Guide To Safe Camping
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One Fish...Two Fish...
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What Do You Enjoy Doing In the Summer?
What Outdoor Activities Do You Most Enjoy?
No Matter What You Choose To Do This Summer, Make Sure You Are Prepared! Here are 10 Tips to Consider:
It doesn't take much to turn an awesome experience into a dangerous one. Weather can change, people can get sick or have an accident. Some people are allergic to bees while others can't swim very well. The chances of a serious problem rising increases during the summer months.
The most dangerous situations can come from overcrowding of recreation areas and lack of supervision. Add alcohol to the mix and things can get scary!
So what can you do to be prepared and ready for any type of emergency situation? Here are the basic elements of survival:
- Know your surroundings, environment and changes in weather (as well as tides, sun strength and the potential for storm activity)
- Use Personal Protection Equipment to avoid problems
- Use a Map. GPS is not always reliable and neither are the gadgets that stream them. Having an updated map of the area you plan to visit will save you a lot of time and anxiety!
- Carry a First Aid Kit at all times!
- Ask the Locals! If you have questions about the area you are visiting, check out the local Visitor's Bureau or ask the people that live in the area. They may have some special tips for you.
- Have a Back-up Plan. Sometimes you plan on driving to your favorite destination only to find that it is overcrowded or closed for some reason. If you have a back-up plan you can still enjoy your day!
- Avoid Large Crowds. If you go to an event and you feel that it is overcrowded, leave! Overcrowding can be disastrous, especially when alcohol is being consumed. Make sure that if you are indoors you check what the limit is for occupancy. If there is a fire you don't want to deal with a mob!
- Know your Safety Exits. As soon as you go into a place, have a look around and assess how you can get out safely in an emergency. Imagine that you can find a safe exit if you were blindfolded.
- If you are Grilling Food or having an Open Fire, be sure to have access to water or a Fire Extinguisher.
Other Summer Sports and Activities
There are other Sports and Summer Activities that can only last a day or even a few hours. You still need to protect yourself while you are outside!
Some of these sports include:
- Baseball and Softball
- Surfing and Wake Boarding
- Lawn and Yard Games
No matter What you are Planning to Do this Summer Make Sure You Take Precautions to Stay Safe.
Your Biggest Enemy is the Sun!
Always wear Sunscreen on the parts of your body that are exposed to the Sun (arms, legs, face, etc.)Wear Sunglasses and a Hat!
Stay Hydrated and wear proper clothing for your event. If you are going into the ocean make sure to have a properly fitting wet suit and life preserver/life jacket. Stay aware of your surroundings as well as the conditions around you.
Never fall asleep in the sun!
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Seasoned Cast Iron
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Read All Summer!
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