Happy Independence Day! | Keep It Safe!

Fourth of July Celebrations: that time we realize summer is actually here and families can get together for fun and entertainment. It’s also one of the riskiest times of the year for injuries and emergency room visits. Over the years, we have frequently blogged about safety issues, many of them related to Fourth of July celebrations.

Listed below are links to a few of our previous posts related to fireworks safety, holiday driving safety, pool and swimming safety, grilling safety, sunscreen and heat-related safety. Please enjoy your Fourth of July celebrations, but practice some common sense tips to keep your family safe and away from the emergency room.

Fireworks Safety Tips for an Enjoyable Independence Day

July 4th: Common Sense Fireworks Safety Guidelines

A July 4th Fireworks Safety Reminder

4th of July – Independence Day Impaired Driving Campaign

Independence Day Weekend Driving Dangers Linger After the Holiday

Holiday Travel: Safety First for the Fourth

Swimming and Pool Safety Guidelines for Summer

Practice Safety Rules When Grilling

Safety Guidelines for Grilling: Keep Your Equipment and Your Guests Safe

Summer Safety: Effective Sunscreen

Sun Exposure Tips for Kids

Six Surprising Facts about Heat Stroke

Advice to Avoid Heat-Related Illness