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10 Simple Steps to Avoid Summer Hazards

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Have a Plan in Crowded Places


Amusement parks, outdoor festivals, concerts, and other events can be a special treat for summer days, but it's important to cover some basic safety rules with your child before you head out.

Make sure to talk to your kids about stranger danger, and what to do if they get lost. Many facilities will have staff who are well-trained in helping lost children, so educate your child on who to look for in case he gets separated from you.

Next: Practice Playground Safety

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