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  • Never touch anything electrical with wet, or even damp hands, or bare feet.
  
  • Wear rubber or plastic soled shoes when using electrical appliances in laundries, on concrete floors, or outdoors.
  
  • Life jackets save lives. Potentially, half of all boating deaths might be prevented with the use of life jackets.
  
  • Always swim with a buddy, even in pools or areas where you're familiar with the surroundings.
  
  • Learn CPR. In the time it takes paramedics to arrive, your CPR skills could save someone's life. 
carbon monoxide safety


  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a tasteless, odorless poison.
  
  • Symptoms of CO poisoning can include: burning eyes, fatigue, nausea, dizziness, confusion, and shortness of breath.
  
  • Protect your home and family by installing a UL-rated residential carbon monoxide detector. 
  
  • Never operate your car or gas-powered engines in your garage. 
  
  • Black soot around air registers, moisture inside windows, abnormal looking flames on appliances, and dying houseplants may be an indication that CO is present. 
211 help


  • Turn it on! For about a $1.50 a day, you can run a high-efficiency window AC and stay safe. 
  
  • When running your AC, set it on a comfortable temperature and use a programmable thermostat and fans to help control costs and keep cool.
  
  • Know the signs of heat stress. If you don't have AC, call 2.1.1 to find a cooling center near you.
   
  • Be a heat buddy! Create a hot-weather plan with friends and neighbors to ensure everyone is safe. 
  
  • Never leave children or pets in a car, even for a few minutes. 
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