Father’s Day is a day to pay tribute to the men who raised us and made a positive impact on our lives. Whether fishing, golfing, grilling, or just enjoying the outdoors, spending time with your father is a great way to give back to the man who raised you. However, whatever you choose to do this Father’s day, be sure you take appropriate measure to ensure your activities are safe and free of preventable injuries.
5 Grilling Tips for Father’s Day
If you are planning to grill this Father’s day, remember these quick and easy tip to prevent burns and fires.
Never leave the grill unattended
Do not let children near the open flames. Also keep them away from the hot grill unless supervised.
Clean off any excess grease prior to lighting the grill.
Do not add lighter fluid to an already lit fire.
Have a fire extinguisher nearby and ready in case of emergency.
5 Travel Safety Tips for Father’s Day
Roads are always a little busier on holidays resulting in increased traffic, increased stress, and increased distractions. Preparing for your trip, whether the destination is near or far, can help prevent accidents.
Make sure your vehicle is properly maintained and safe to drive.
Wear your seatbelt properly at all times.
Leave earlier than usual to account for increased traffic.
Whether at the pool, the beach, a river, or lake, you should remain vigilant of potential hazards while swimming, fishing, or boating. This is especially true if you have small children with you.
Do not run near swimming pools.
Have life jackets available if boating.
Do not operate a boat while intoxicated.
Do not allow children near water without an adult to supervise.
Use sun block.
5 Golf Course Safety Tips for Father’s Day
Golf is a great way to pass some quite time with the family this Father’s Day. If you do hit the green, remember the following.
Do not let children operate golf carts.
Maintain golf cart safety.
Be aware of others while swinging.
If you hear “Fore!”, protect your self.
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