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Summer can bring hot temperatures, and working or playing in the heat can be dangerous. As you head out this summer, remember to take precautionary measures to prevent heat-related injuries when you're far from climate-controlled environments.

  1. When temps rise, remember these heatstroke prevention tips

    Time outdoors is time well spent throughout the year, but it’s especially enjoyable during the summer. Hiking, fishing, boating and other warm-weather activities can renew your appreciation for nature. They also are good for physical and mental health. Sometimes when people are having fun outside in the summer, they don’t realize they’re becoming overheated. If…

  2. Buying a Personal Watercraft (PWC): Beginner’s Guide

    Two-Passenger or Three-Passenger? Almost all new PWC models are rated to carry three people, but not all are really comfortable with three adults on board. Mid-size three-passengers models can carry three adults in a pinch but two adults and a child is really more realistic. Some of the smaller Rec-Light-category models, and some high-performance PWC,…

  3. How to Store Vegetables to Keep them Fresh

    Storing leafy greens to keep them fresh Leafy greens stay fresh longer if they’re rinsed, wrapped in a paper towel or tea towel, and refrigerated in a container or sealed plastic bag.   You can do this with lettuce greens, Bok choy, Swiss chard, kale, and spinach. Time saving tip – Washing and storing leafy greens as soon as…

  4. Be Prepared: How to Properly Use a Fire Extinguisher

    In case your fire extinguisher has been sitting around collecting dust, here’s everything you need to know before brushing it off and fighting a fire in your home the right way.   Choose the right fire extinguisher The first thing you need to know is the different classifications of fire extinguishers, and the second that not…