Summer safety

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Heatwave Safety
During a heatwave, there is an increased risk of incidents like fire, water rescue and health issues due to the hot weather. Check out our heatwave safety tips to reduce risk and stay safe during the summer.
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Camping and caravans
Check out our tips on staying safe and enjoying yourself in the great outdoors!
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Parks and woodlands
Small fires can easily start in parks or woodland areas. Here are some steps you can take to make sure we all keep our outdoor spaces safe, clean and reduce any risk of fire.
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Countryside fire safety
Take a look at our tips on preventing fire in the countryside.
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Bio ethanol and gel fuel
There are no current European standards for bio ethanol and gel fuel burners, so our safety advice should be strictly followed.
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Barbecues
Barbecues in the garden can be great in the summer. Here are some safety tips you can follow so you can enjoy them safely.
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Bonfires
Bonfires, either in the garden or at organised displays can be fun when enjoyed safely.
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Water safety
Water safety is really important, as a child or an adult. Whether it's on holiday abroad or around canals, lakes or other waterways.
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