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Summer is a time of vacation and fun activities. It also presents opportunities for injury, illness, or death. Keeping basic safety tips in mind will help you have a happy, healthy, and safe summer.

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Summer Water Safety Means: Know your Limitations

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8/10/2022
Military personnel participating in a swim call

Know your swimming rules and dangers

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Soldiers Not Immune to Damage of Sun's Rays

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7/28/2022
Soldiers not immune to damage of sun’s rays

Some soldiers have a greater risk for developing skin cancer than others. For July’s UV Safety Awareness month, soldiers should be aware of their risks and how to reduce their chances of skin cancer.

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Staying Mission Ready with Rising Temperatures

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7/14/2022
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Though increased temperatures can pose quite a risk, Soldiers training and missions can continue as they utilize different tools to mitigate those risks.

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Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

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7/7/2022
Start by creating a basic disaster emergency kit and create a plan to get back together as a family in the event of a disaster.

How to prepare for an evacuation affecting your family? Or even losing your home? Start by creating a basic disaster emergency kit and create a plan to get back together as a family in the event of a disaster.

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Ask the Doc: Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion -- What's the Difference?

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6/27/2022
Heat exhaustion can rapidly progress to heat injuries like organ dysfunction or heat stroke.

Heat exhaustion can rapidly progress to heat injuries like organ dysfunction or heat stroke.

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Tips for Enjoying Outdoor Activities as Summer Arrives

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6/27/2022
People biking on a trail in protective gear

Biking, paddle boarding, swimming, and hiking are good ways to get outside in nature in the summer.

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Doctors Recommend Sunscreen for All Skin Complexions

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6/13/2022
The dangers of too much sunlight – from sunspots to skin cancer – are real risks for everyone regardless of skin complexion, doctors say.

The dangers of too much sunlight – from sunspots to skin cancer – are real risks for everyone regardless of skin complexion, doctors say.

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Summer Safety Campaign: Grilling Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety Campaign: Grilling Safety

Important tips for a Safe Summer behind the grill.

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Summer Safety Campaign Fireworks Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety Campaign Fireworks Safety

Follow these tips for a Safe Summer with Fireworks

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Summer Safety Campaign: Boating Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety Campaign: Boating Safety

Follow these tips for a Safe Summer of Boating.

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Summer Safety Campaign: Driving Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety Campaign: Driving Safety

Important tips to have a safe summer of driving

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Summer Safety - Boat Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety - Boat Safety

Sadly, when operating a boat, the possibility of injuries and fatalities are very real. It is important to know your boat and where you’re headed on your trip.

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5/5/2022
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Summer Safety - Bicycle Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety - Bicycle Safety

As you might expect, when a crash occurs between a vehicle and a bike, it’s the cyclist most likely to be injured. Here are some tips on how you can prevent bicycle injuries and deaths, and remember: A large percentage of crashes can be avoided if motorists and cyclists follow the rules of the road and watch out for each other.

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Summer Safety - Firework Safety

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5/5/2022
Summer Safety - Firework Safety

Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades, and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals and not to use any fireworks at home. They may be legal but they are not always safe.

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