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Summer Safety

Summer Safety

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Summer Safety

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  1. Summer Safety Created and Presented by Chelsea Leppanen

  2. Fun in the Sun • Sunscreen • Bug repellent • Water • Avoid direct sunlight • Never adventure alone • Check fire danger levels

  3. Signs of overexposure • Heavy Sweating • Muscle Cramping • Disorientated/ Confusion • Headache • Nausea / Vomiting

  4. Mild Dehydration • Dry, sticky mouth • Sleepiness or tiredness — children are likely to be less active than usual • Thirst • Dry skin • Headache • Constipation • Dizziness or lightheadedness

  5. Severe Dehydration • Extreme thirst • Extreme fussiness or sleepiness in infants and children; irritability and confusion in adults • Very dry mouth • Shriveled and dry skin that lacks elasticity and doesn't "bounce back" when pinched into a fold • Low blood pressure • Rapid heartbeat • Rapid breathing • No tears when crying • Fever • Delirium or unconsciousness

  6. So how much is enough water • Take your weight Divide by two and that will be how many oz you need to drink a day. • (Weight/2= OZ of water )

  7. To the Parents of four legged children • NEVER LEAVE YOUR PETS IN A VEHICHLE WITH THE WINDOWS UP • Do not leave home with out • A leash • A frozen water bottle and dish

  8. Before you leave home • Do a vehicle inspection • Functioning and visible head lights and tail lights (Drive with lights on so your more visible to other drivers) • Window washer fluid (its dusty and you need full visibility at all times)

  9. Hiking • Be prepared • Check weather • Be familiar with wildlife dangers and take proper precautions • Dress accordingly • Bring fanny pack with essentials • Never go alone • And always tell somebody where your going and when you will be back.

  10. What to pack • Water • Food • Sunscreen • Hat / Bandana • Bug spray • Flashlight with fresh batteries • Map and compass • Knife • First aid kit • Good shoes-Sandals and flip flops are really poor choices, leaving your feet open to injury

  11. Fishing • Adults need to have their fishing licenses • Check fishing regulations • Water proof gear • Eye protection (hooks don’t make nice piercing) • Life jackets (especially children) • Warm dry gear • Bug spray • Be aware of bears since we share food they will also be fishing the good spots

  12. Camping • Be aware of your surroundings • Do not build fires when there are fire bans • Check weather and pack for all seasons • Make sure food coolers stay COLD. • Keep garbage and toiletry area away from camp but not so far away nobody can hear you.

  13. Riding • Helmet • Eye Protection • Pants • Long Sleeves • Boots • Body Armor-Chest protector/ Kidney Belt • Gloves

  14. Be respectful • No matter what out door activity your doing remember to be respectful • Don’t pick and kick • Stick to the trail • Use the right trail • Pick up your trash and trash that others were to careless to pick up

  15. STAY SAFE • Be prepared • Think safe • Always tell somebody where you are going and when you will be back • Never go alone • DRINK WATER