Red, White, and Burnt: 4th of July Sun Safety
4th of July is a wonderful time for family, friends, fun, freedom, and fireworks. But, outdoor grills, pyrotechnics, and unattended homes can also create dangerous situations. This week, we are sharing various safety tips to ensure your Independence Day is both fun and safe. Part 3 is all about sun safety!
Stay safe in the sun
Celebrating the 4th often means long hours in the sun, which can lead to sunburns and more severe conditions like heat stroke. Take the following precautions to help ensure the sun doesn’t spoil your fun:
- • Use sunscreen 30 SPF or higher
- • Drink lots of water
- • Use sunglasses that block UVA and UVB rays
- • Use an umbrella or overhang for shade
Share this post on your social networks to help keep your family and friends safe this 4th of July, and stay tuned for Part 4 of our safety guide later today.
For information only. Not applicable to all situations.