Site of the Day for Monday, June 27, 2005 Summer Safety Tips Today's excellent site from the American Red Cross provides essential safety advice for a range of summer activities and climate conditions. Gentle Subscribers will find this a first-rate source for refreshing their knowledge on preventing injury and illness during the carefree summer months. "School's out, pools are open and people across the country are looking for fun ways to cool down as summer temperatures heat up. As you head to the beach, to the pool, or to the mountains for a camping vacation, the American Red Cross encourages you and your family to keep safety in mind!" - from the website The site features safety tips for water activities in general and specific recreations such as windsurfing, water-skiing, diving or simply lazing on the beach, among others. Lakes, rivers and oceans have cautions for their particular environments. Separate sections on sun safety, with an emphasis on the prevention of heat-related illnesses, as well as one with advice for hiking and camping enthusiasts are featured. Apart from this practical advice, there are a number of interactive quizzes; the one on lightning is particularly illuminating. Stroll over to the site for sensible safety advice on summer activities at: http://www.redcross.org/services/hss/sumsafety/ A.M. Holm <admin-sotd@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Manage your subscription and view the List archives on the web at: <http://www.freelists.org/cgi-bin/webpage?webpage_id=sotd> and <http://www.freelists.org/archives/sotd> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ UNSUBSCRIBE by sending a blank email to sotd-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with unsubscribe in the Subject field.