>> Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Guest post from blogger Taylor Raman
Summer can be a very dangerous time. Regularly installinghome security camerasis not enough to stay safe. For starters, the summer sun can cause extreme damage if protection is not taken. Everyone should make sure to wear sunscreen and apply sunscreen to children and hairless pets before going outside into the harsh sunlight. To much exposure to direct sunlight can lead to dry, aged-looking skin and even cancer. At the very least, one can easily contract a painful sunburn from only a few hours in the sun during the heat of the summer season.
Another tip to stay safe during the summer is to drink at least eight glasses of water per day and to stay out of direct heat for long periods of time. The intense heat that accompanies summer can lead to dehydration and exhaustion very easily. Many people forget to hydrate when visiting a theme park or participating in other fun outdoor activities. This can lead to lose of vision, losing consciousness and worse. And many times, the person is unaware anything is wrong until these systems are actually experienced. This is a very dangerous situation that can easily be avoided by making sure to take the proper precautions.
Summer is a fun and exciting time for everyone, whether they be children on vacation from school or adults relaxing at the beach, but it can turn deadly if safety isn't taken into consideration.