June is National Safety Month!

 

Safety First

June is National Safety Month and an important time to consider what you can do to better protect yourself and those you care about. Injury is one of the leading causes of death in the United States for those under age 50. Traffic, medical, domestic, and all varieties of injuries can be easily avoided if proper caution is taken.

Traffic Safety Tips:

Wear a seat belt

Limit distractions

Properly maintain your vehicle

Medical Safety Tips:

Measure medication doses with accuracy

Keep a well stocked first-aid kit

Brush up on first-aid knowledge regularly

Domestic Safety Tips:

Have an emergency plan that the whole family knows

Maintain your home to prevent accidents

Regularly check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

These tips will help protect you and your family. Using caution and following safety guidelines can help us all live a safe, comfortable, and injury free life. To learn more about preventing injury please visit the link below. Remember that June is National Safety Month and most injuries can be prevented if proper caution is exercised. Stay safe, stay healthy, and have a great summer!

https://healthfinder.gov/nho/JuneToolkit2.aspx

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