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Summer Safety Roundup

July 2, 2021
Make sure you're protecting your co-workers, your family and yourself from the hazards of the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.

Right now, it can feel like "summer days, drifting away." But as Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson realize, summer is more a state of mind, and if you’re not careful, you can get hurt. 

We’re not saying you can’t soak up the sun and have some fun; splashing in the waves never fails to make us smile. However, you need to make sure you properly slather with sunscreen and stay hydrated, too.

There are so many joys of summer, but if not carefully watched, they can quickly turn into dangers. That’s true whether it’s a day spent outdoors with family or co-workers. We dug through the EHS Today archives to find advice on how stay cool and safe this summer.


EPA's 15 Hot Tips for a Cool Summer

These tips from EPA will help you save money, water and energy while protecting health and encouraging environmental learning. 

Off-the-Job Safety: Summer is the Season for Burns

Dr. Richard Gamelli, director of the burn unit at Loyola University Medical Center, offers tips for staying safe around campfires, fire pits and grills. 

8 Summer Food Safety Tips

Stay happy and healthy during your picnic or barbecue this season.

Off-the-Job Safety: Staying Safe on Summer Road Trips

‘Tis the season for families to pack up their cars and hit the road on trips both short and long. Volvo Cars of North America, a leader in safety innovation, is offering parents tips to pass along to their most precious cargo: their kids. 

Summer Vacation Takes a Back Seat to Work

Are you feeling more and more like there is no escape from the office? You are not alone.

About the Author

Nicole Stempak

Nicole Stempak is managing editor of EHS Today and conference content manager of the Safety Leadership Conference.

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