Staying Safe During Sports, Travel, and Daily Activities
by moabtimesblogger
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Safety is not always first in our thoughts when we are trying to accomplish a task, but it is an important part of everything that we do. The childhood phrase, "it's all fun and games, 'til someone gets hurt," is just as true in adulthood as it was while playing rough with friends. An adult's mishap usually costs more money, takes longer to heal, and affects more people, than the young child's does. 

The most commonly found form of safety is found during sports. For the players, that is the first thing they do. Before learning, or practicing their sports, they must put on their protective safety gear. From football shoulder pads, to lacrosse helmets, to soccer shin guards, safety plays a big role during a sports game. 

Safety during travel, is something everyone must adhere to. Whether it is by plane, train, or automobile, taking the steps necessary to keep all the passengers, including the operator of the vehicle, safe is simple. Use restraints, follow traffic laws, and follow on board rules. If everyone does these things, the likelihood of a fatal injury from an accident decreases.

A  form of safety that's not always noticeable, but always important, is physical safety. Keeping the body safe during the day to day activities can have a tremendous effect on its overall well-being. Things such as lifting with the legs, sitting correctly while typing, nutritious eating, and correct posture are some of the more well known concepts that can help anyone stay safe physically.


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