Fourth of July Celebrations: that time we realize summer is actually here and families can get together for fun and entertainment. It’s also one of the riskiest times of the year for injuries and emergency room visits. Over the years, we have frequently blogged about safety issues, many of them related to Fourth of July celebrations.
Listed below are links to a few of our previous posts related to fireworks safety, holiday driving safety, pool and swimming safety, grilling safety, sunscreen and heat-related safety. Please enjoy your Fourth of July celebrations, but practice some common sense tips to keep your family safe and away from the emergency room.
Fireworks Safety Tips for an Enjoyable Independence Day
July 4th: Common Sense Fireworks Safety Guidelines
A July 4th Fireworks Safety Reminder
4th of July – Independence Day Impaired Driving Campaign
Independence Day Weekend Driving Dangers Linger After the Holiday
Holiday Travel: Safety First for the Fourth
Swimming and Pool Safety Guidelines for Summer
Practice Safety Rules When Grilling
Safety Guidelines for Grilling: Keep Your Equipment and Your Guests Safe
Summer Safety: Effective Sunscreen
Sun Exposure Tips for Kids
Six Surprising Facts about Heat Stroke
Advice to Avoid Heat-Related IllnessTagged Public Health, SummerSafety