I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend in the Sun! With the heat wave to carry on through the week, here are some tips on how to keep safe during the warm weather!


Why not go al fresco and have a BBQ and enjoy the sun! However, be careful, as the most common injury for a BBQ is a burn. Here is some advice on how to treat a burn:

Step 1: Cool the burn. Cooling the burn will reduce pain, swelling and the risk of scarring. The faster and longer a burn is cooled, the less the impact of the injury.

Step 2: Protecting from infection. Loosely cover the burn with cling film or a clean plastic bag. This helps prevent infection by keeping the area clean. It’s an ideal covering because it doesn’t stick to the burn and reduces pain by keeping air from the skin’s surface.


Keep taking sips of water throughout the day, even if you do not feel thirsty!

The first sign of dehydration is thirst.

Other symptoms may include:
• dizziness or light-headedness
• headache
• feeling tired
• dry mouth, lips and eyes
• concentrated urine (dark yellow)
• urinating only small amounts less than three or four times a day

Remember, alcohol causes dehydration!


As soon as you feel faint you should lay down, preferably keeping your head low and your legs rose.

If it isn’t possible to lie down, place your head in-between your legs

If you suspect someone else is about to faint, you should help them into these positions.

If someone faints and remains unconscious, put them in the recovery position.

Keep Cool

Ensure that at the hottest part of the day you seek shade or go indoors.

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