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10 Simple Steps to Avoid Summer Hazards

by Lindsay Hutton

Warm weather and schedule-free days make summer the most relaxing time of year, but it can also pose some hazards if you aren't careful. Keep your kids and family safe during these carefree days with this simple summer safety guide. And don't forget the number one rule of summer: Have fun!

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Toddler playing with garden hose outside

Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses


Hot weather can put your child at risk for dehydration and sun-related illnesses like heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

Read up on the signs and symptoms of each and find out what to do if your child is suffering from one. Also, learn about preventing hot car deaths.

Next: Beware of Fireworks

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