Posts Tagged ‘summer safety’
The 2017 preliminary Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics report from the FBI showed an overall decrease in property crime rates throughout the United States. This continues the trend from the previous year’s report. However, this report shows that the Jacksonville area continues to experience significant increases in property crimes, which includes burglary. Now, more than ever before, the need to keep your home and family safe from break-ins is something you should be concerned about.
Summer is here and the time is right to get out and appreciate Florida’s number one attraction-our waterways. Lakes, rivers, the intracoastal, the Atlantic, and the Gulf: all provide Floridians, and our delighted visitors, with ample opportunity to enjoy a lazy day on the beach, or an active day of water sports, boating being the most popular. Read more »
Before you know it, the hot days of summer will be upon us. With Florida’s famous miles of beautiful beaches, it’s very likely that you will be making a few trips to cool off at the beach with your family during the summer. A day at the beach can be fun and relaxing, but you also need to be aware of potential dangers. When at the beach, it is important to remember to always think of safety first to keep yourself and your family safe. Read more »
Summer is the time to break out the recipes for the grill and roast your gourmet marshmallows over the campfire. It’s a great time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. Many of your gatherings will revolve around the grill and campfire. However, it is important to be aware of the hazards that come along with these pastimes. Read more »
Your home isn’t always a safe haven for kids. This is especially true if you’re away while at work or vacationing during the summer. Your kids can get into trouble, and even get injured, without your supervision. While you can’t always be there to keep your kids safe, you can proactively ensure their safety and comfort by relying on technologies such as wireless security systems and mobile monitoring. Read more »
Summer can be the best time of the year, with long, warm days and mild nights. School has ended for a few months, and the family has the chance to spend time together. Keep your family safe this season by watching out for these summer safety hazards.
Outdoor Safety for Children
Children and the outdoors go hand in hand, especially during the summer. Prevent tragedies and ensure the wellness of your little ones with a few summer safety tips.
- Don’t leave bicycles or other play equipment laying around in the yard.
- Be mindful of curfews as the daylight gets longer. “You can stay out until sunset” gets later as each day passes. Set concrete times for children to be home.
- If your child is playing near water, such as a play pool, never turn your back. It takes very little time for a child to drown, even when the body of water is very shallow.
- Before your child goes outside, apply some sunscreen. Consider using an insect repellent as well, to drive away mosquitoes before they can snack on your child. Read more »