Summertime means spending more time with friends and family and participating in activities such as swimming, camping, outdoor games, fireworks, cookouts, and more. Sharing wonderful summer experiences with your loved ones can help you create lifelong memories. Unfortunately, many warm-weather activities can increase the number of accidents and injuries.  That is why, through the 4th of July and the rest of the summer, it is critical to maintain a high level of safety. Follow our simple safety tips to keep your gatherings safe and enjoyable for everyone involved this season.

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks are beautiful, but if you’re not careful, they can turn into a disaster. Leading up to the July 4th celebration, an average of 280 people visit the emergency room each day with fireworks-related injuries. Here are some safety suggestions to keep yourself and your loved ones safe: