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Reah Andrews, S-4 Hazardous Materials supervisor, watches over family as they play a friendly game of water basketball at the Oasis Pool and Water Park aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., June 9. With High Desert temperatures already soaring, the pool is a welcome relief, offering family-friendly fun.
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Summer Safety

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Summer is the season for relaxing, having fun and spending time with your family and friends, but it's also a time to remember simple precautions to keep yourself and your family safe.

  • Protect your skin and eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet rays
  • Follow food safety precautions when grilling or preparing foods outside
  • Use proper protective gear for outdoor activities like biking, watersports and more
  • Drink responsibly and stay hydrated
 

Key Messages

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Driving:

 

Food Handling and Grilling Safety:

 

Fireworks:

 

Heat Injuries:

 

Bug Safety:

 

Boat Safety:

 

Swimming

 

Bicycling:

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Last Updated: August 04, 2023
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