It’s summer and the days are longer so there is more time and opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. It is time for fun in the sun but there is also the need to be aware that the season brings with it its own share of dangers and risks. Certain types of injuries are more likely to occur during the summer than any other time of the year. Drowning, insect and animal bites, bike and skateboard accidents, heat related illness, burns, cutting injuries as well as pedestrian injuries increase during the summer months.
With a few extra precautions and added knowledge, you can safely enjoy all that summer has to offer.