The weather is warm, people flock outside for outdoor activities, and fireworks are on display on balmy summer nights. Setting up your own fireworks display can be an exciting family activity or the perfect way to end a party. Still, nobody wants their day to end in disaster from a firework mishap- which could be deadly.
Summer is the time for outdoor cookouts and delicious grilled food. Cooking food over a flame gets us outside and closer to nature while preparing nourishment for a special occasion. Grilling requires a combination of food and fire safety that applies no matter when you break out the barbie.
There are multiple heat illnesses: Heat rash, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke. Heatstroke is the most serious, which can occur if your body can’t control its internal temperature and it reaches at least 104 F. Dehydration and high temperatures can cause the body’s internal cooling system to break down.
When the sun is hot and school is out, everybody runs outdoors to enjoy parks, pools, and playgrounds. With friends, fresh air, and fitness, keep your fun in the sun going with these tips to be safe in the summer months. And no matter if it’s clear or cloudy, always wear sunscreen to prevent sunburn, and stay hydrated!