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