Summer Safety

Every season brings its own safety hazards. During the summer months, there is an increased risk of fire associated with the use of barbecue grills, gasoline, air conditioners, and other electrical appliances.

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  1. Car Overheating
  2. Fireworks
  3. Gasoline & Lawn Mowers
  4. Grilling Safety

Opening hot radiators is one of the leading causes of burns. These burns can be prevented with patience and appropriate precautions. When your car overheats, or even when it's just running for a while, pressure builds up inside the radiator. If you open a hot car radiator, hot steam and liquid can splash on your face and hands, causing painful, disfiguring burns. Always:

  • Turn off your car and wait at least one-half hour before attempting to open the radiator.
  • Use a heavy rag or cloth to open the radiator.
  • Stand back as far as possible. Keep you face out of the way in case the radiator should rupture.