Health Tip – May 10 – Use a Lawnmower Safely

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Use Your Lawnmower Safely!!
Proper care, maintenance and use of your lawnmower can help reduce your risk for injury. Here are a few tips:

* Maintain your lawnmower and keep its blades sharp

*  Service your mower before its first use of the season

* Always turn off the motor when you inspect or repair your mower

* To remove the debris from beneath the mower, use the handle of a broom or a stick. Never do this while the mower          is   running.

* Keep all shields or safety devices on the mower

* Always turn off the mower before you walk away from it

* To prevent the possibility of burning your skin, never touch the engine, which can become extremely hot

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