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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY SEASONAL TIPS - July



SUMMER SAFETY TIPS
The following summer safety tips are from the
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

|   FUN IN THE SUN   |
|   HEAT STRESS IN EXERCISING CHILDREN   |
|   BOAT SAFETY   |
|   BUG SAFETY   |
|   PLAYGROUND SAFETY   |
|   BICYCLE SAFETY   |
|   SKATEBOARD AND SCOOTER SAFETY   |
|   LAWN MOWER SAFETY   |


FUN IN THE SUN
Source: http://www.aap.org/advocacy/archives/tanning.htm

Babies under 6 months: Young Children: Older Children:

HEAT STRESS IN EXERCISING CHILDREN

Source: http://www.aap.org/policy/re9845.html

BOAT SAFETY
Source: http://www.aap.org/family/tippslip.htm

BUG SAFETY
For more information on DEET: http://www.aapnews.org/cgi/content/full/e200399v1



PLAYGROUND SAFETY
Source: http://www.aap.org/advocacy/archives/maytra.htm
Source: http://www.aap.org/family/playgrd.htm

BICYCLE SAFETY
Source: http://www.aap.org/family/bicycle.htm A helmet protects your child from serious injury, and should always be worn. And remember, wearing a helmet at all times helps children develop the helmet habit.



SKATEBOARD AND SCOOTER SAFETY
Source: http://www.aap.org/advocacy/archives/marskate.htm Communities should continue to develop skateboard parks, which are more likely to be monitored for safety than ramps and jumps constructed by children at home.



LAWN MOWER SAFETY
Source: http://www.aap.org/family/tipplawn.htm

For more summer safety tips visit AAP Summer Safety Page





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