Labor Day Safety Tips ( 15 )


  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 601   |  

    Hydration and sun protection - Soda and juice might be a bit tastier, but you should hydrate your body with water instead. If youíre having a party, set out a few tubs full of bottled water and encourage your guests to drink small amounts often.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 674   |  

    Prevent Food-borne Illnesses - Whatís a Labor Day holiday without lots of food? Picnics, barbeques, and neighborhood potlucks are plentiful and that means so is the chance of foodborne illness. To minimize the chance of cross-contamination, wash your hands before and after you touch raw meat.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 406   |  

    Conquering Outdoor Chores - Outdoor Chores like Cleaning gutters, trimming trees and painting are just a few common outdoor chores that require a ladder, and ladders are notoriously dangerous. if youíre using a metal ladder be careful that it does not come into contact with an electrical source.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 323   |  

    Boating Safety - Boating is a quintessential Labor Day event. Make sure you keep it safe by ensuring the boat is in good mechanical condition, and carries all safety equipment including personal flotation devices, an emergency kit and a first aid kit.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 618   |  

    If you plan on consuming alcohol, setting a limit on how much you will consume. And the time to set your limit is before you arrive at the neighborhood cookout. Once you set an alcohol limit, stick to it.

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    Never allow young children handle fireworks and never use fireworks while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 362   |  

    Festive Fireworks - If you choose to use fireworks be sure you only light one at a time, maintain the recommended distance from spectators, and never allow any horseplay while fireworks are being set up or ignited. If a firework malfunctions, donít relight it.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 422   |  

    According to the National Safety Council, nearly 400 deaths result from motor vehicle collisions over Labor Day Weekend. A notorious road-trip weekend, itís one of the busiest on the road. If youíre planning a weekend excursion make sure youíre well rested, plan for frequent rest stops, and divide driving duties if possible.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 317   |  

    Labor Day is typically packed with celebratory events like backyard barbecues, final excursions to the lake, picnics at the park, and beach parties. You can choose any one of this as per your interest.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 371   |  

    Labor Day is synonymous with the end of summer, and the long holiday weekend is upon us. So make it happily for everyone.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 557   |  

    You can check online to see if the road you're planning to take is undergoing repairs or has scheduled lane changes, so you can search for alternatives or plan for additional driving time.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 381   |  

    important thing you can do to prepare for Labor Day driving is to plan your route well. Look for alternate routes, program your GPS or use a map to get you where you need to go as fast and efficiently as possible.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 628   |  

    Avoiding the Madness - The most important thing you can do is leave early. Take on the highways early Saturday morning or before rush hour on Friday. If you're driving on Labor Day, follow the same rules.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 574   |  

    Staying Safe - There are two major reasons for accidents on highways: losing concentration while driving and ignoring the risk of big trucks. If you are tired, had a drink or feel sick, either give the wheel to somebody else or postpone the driving.

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  • Apr 20, 2015   |   Review 366   |  

    Getting Your Car in Shape - The last thing you want on Labor Day is a car that breaks on the road. A routine check of the engine, radiator and fluids will go a long way.

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