The sun is shining. A cool breeze keeps the temperature reasonable. You’re sitting out on the patio watching the children playing in the back yard while you’re practically melting into your cushioned seat, a glass of lemonade close by and music playing from that really cool speaker shaped like a rock you bought last summer. It’s the start of the weekend, and work is days away. It can’t get any better!
But whether you’re relaxing or tackling that big outdoor project you’ve been putting off since last summer, your backyard can actually be a pretty dangerous place if you don’t prepare and protect yourself.
Here are a few tips to keep you safe and sound while you take in the great outdoors.