June is National Safety Month
Week 1 (June 1st-12th): Stand Ready to Respond
This is when seconds matter. Will you be Ready?
- Get trained in first aid and CPR ( Know where the AED is located at work)
- Be prepared for emergencies
- Keep a fully stocked emergency preparedness kit at home and in your car.
- Keep a fully stocked first aid kit at home and in your car
- Knowing important information in the event of an emergency ( Emergency contact information, phone numbers for poison control and doctors, and medical conditions such as allergies)
Week 2 (June 13th-19th): Be Healthy
Safeguard your health
- Know the signs of opioid pain killer addiction.
- Some symptoms include: Sleepiness, excessive mood swings, slurred speech, and or seeking prescriptions from one or more physician.
- Know the risks for of opioid painkillers and keep young children safe around them.
- Secure all opioid painkillers, sedatives, sleep medications or stimulants in a locked cabinet or drawer.
- Every day, 52 people die from prescription opioid overdoses.
Week 3 (June 20th-26th): Watch Out for Dangers
Being safe means being alert – ALL OF THE TIME
- Watch where your going ( Distracted walking is on the rise for people of all ages)
- Protect the older adults in your life ( Falls are the leading cause of death in older adults)
- Protect the children in your life ( More than a third of child injuries and deaths happen at home)
- Take safety with you ( Wherever you are, consider the hazards unique to the location)
Week 4 (June 27th-30th): Share the Roads Safely
Make good choices while driving
- Be distraction-free
- Avoid impairment
- Check your speed
- Rest up
- Help teens and children
Prepare For Emergencies Now
Car Seat Safety