Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on August 3, 1975 · Page 5
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August 3, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 5

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5A -August3,1975 SundayGatettMail Ct*-*atov A**1 W9i*u» Do Not Take Health Hazards on a Vacation By Marion Wells Director, American t'itnett Rvuurth Inititute !! you're planning to leave the city behind and go camping, will avoidable health and safely hazards be unwelcome stowaways on your trip? According to the National Safety Council. "I'nromantic as it may be. the majority of camping casualties result from the hazards of civilization which man takes w i t h him into the woods." Injun and illness don't take vacations, but there are some simple precautions you can take to keep them from coming along on yours. Begin by catching and correcting camping mistakes in your backyard or a nearby park before your trip even starts. Put equipment and procedures through a trial run and practice pulling that boat, camper or trailer around a neighborhood HATS WIGS- ' ABCs of Health vacant lot. Have all vehicles and equipment checked to insure that they are in optimum working order. Used improperly, certain camping "conveniences" can create serious dangers in the "wide open spaces." Be sure liquid fuel is stored in approved metal containers and kept in an open place, away from heat or flame and out of sun. Empty propane cylinders can explode if tossed in the fire. ters. embers, sharp rocks and insects. Be considerate and intelligent enough to take your own litter with you when you leave. When it comes to "natural" camping hazards, do you know what to expect'' Do some advance checking on seasonal weather conditions, local insects, snakes, wildlife and poisonous plants as well as scenic attractions, available campsites and special facilities. Libraries, state tourist promotion departments and the United States Forest Service in the area you plan to visit are all possible sources of information. play it straight or play it curly with FUEL BURNING heaters, stoves and lanterns use up oxygen and give off deadly carbon monoxide which can tend to build up along camper and tent floors. Safety experts warn that such equipment should never be used in poorly ventilated, enclosed areas. Your campfire will be safer for you if vou build it downwind from your campsite and well away from tents or sleeping areas. Pick a level, wind sheltered spot free of tree trunks, overhanging branches and heavy brush. Since fire " . . can travel underground, feeding on dry materials, and break out days later." experts advise clearing away leaves and debris until you get down to a rock foundation, or at least bare mineral soil. To make sure your campfire is completely extinguished, it's recommended that you "let it die down, break up the coals, spread partly burned pieces, soak them thoroughly, stir and soak again, stir and soak once more, then cover with dirt or sand." The National safety Council reports that "a small fire is safer and best for cooking and comfort." To avoid cooking catastrophes, remember that pouring starter fluid on ignited coals can create a danger ous flashback. If you're roasting marshmallows, don't forget they can carry flame. Also, keep a close watch on the pointed roasting sticks. Caution your youngsters to keep their distance from roadways, moving vehicles] and other people's animals when pickin places to play. Be sure the family feet are] not "bared" to broken glass, cans, splin-j AVOID ACCIDENTAL poisoning by never eating wild plants unless positively identified as safe. Unless posted signs tell you water is fit for drinking, avoid using it altogether or else boil it thoroughly. Wa- ter purification tablets car. also be used provided directions are carefully iol- lowed. Swimming or diving into unknown waters can lead to unpleasant and paintui. ii not fatal, surprises. No matter how calm and peaceful it looks, swim with a buddy and stick to designated areas If sickness or injury does occur, having a first aid kit and manual along can save a life in an emergency. The American Medical Assn. offers a manual for S.3U through the Order Handling Department. AMA. 535 North Dearborn Street. Chicago. Illinois 60610. You can get the American National Red Cross manual entitled Standard First Aid and Personal Safety, published by Doubleday Company, in book stores or from your local or district Red Cross office for ?1.95 in paperback. a wpy *.'! ur.y esstfitial p.'vscn;.'-;.':-. :".'·.: eye glaie? lo inedicu'iyp. 'Remember, an ounce o: preventw.-n !good insurance again.?', a r.r-'. re vampir.s trio' Dr. H. Keith Jacks en Announces his Association with Dr. Bert A. 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