Fourth of July Safety Tips

The Fourth of July weekend is the perfect opportunity to get together with family and friends and enjoy the outdoors here’s a list of tips to help keep your family safe, happy and healthy all weekend long.

  • Always follow the instructions on the firework packaging
  • Keep a supply of water and/or a fire extinguisher close by
  • Don’t point sparklers, or fireworks at yourself or others, especially while they are lit
  • Don’t try to pick up or re-ignite a firework that did not ignite properly or fully the first time
  • Keep the grill out in the open, away from the house, the deck, tree branches, or anything that could catch fire
  • Be aware local weather conditions
  • Limit sun exposure and always wear sunscreen
  • Set water safety rules for your family if you plan on being near the water
  • Always have a phone handy should an emergency arise
  • Stay hydrated