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Pool Safety

Pool Safety

As we enter the warm Spring and Summer months we will open our pools and visit pools of others.  Drowning is the leading cause of death in homes of children five years and younger.  Through hazard recognition and preparation, we can minimize the risks associated with drowning and provide a safe, fun-filled experience for our families.  Please review the attached safety bulletin for more information and recommendations.  Pool Safety

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Be Smart and Beat the Heat

Be Smart and Beat the Heat

Each year heat related emergencies cause many unnecessary injuries and fatalities.  Please utilize the following information to familiarize yourself with the various types of heat related illnesses and prevention measures to stay healthy and cool during these hot summer months. Heat Stroke Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related disorder. It occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature: the body’s temperature rises rapidly, the sweating mechanism fails, and the body is unable to cool down. When heat stroke occurs, the body temperature can rise to 106 degrees...

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Grill Safety

Grill Safety

As we enter into the warmer Spring and Summer months, let us do so responsibly and with safety in mind.  When family and friends gather for the official kick off to Summer, please be mindful of the following safety information while attending or hosting a cookout: SAFETY TIPS      Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.      The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.      Keep children and pets away from the grill area.      Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup...

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Spring/Summer Fire Safety

Spring/Summer Fire Safety

Grills, Fire Pits, and Campfires Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by gas or charcoal grill fires. Summertime should be a time of fun and making happy memories. Knowing a few fire safety tips and following safety instructions will help everyone have a safe summer. Grill Safety Residential Grill Fire Facts: An estimated 5,700 grill fires occur on residential...

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