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Lawn Mower Safety Tips for Summer

May 3, 2015

My husband mowed our lawn for the first time this week, setting off a summer full of lawnmowers, weedeaters, and other lawn tools!  This means that it’s also time to think about our children’s safety outdoors this summer.  According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission, each year 800 children are run over by riding mowers or small tractors; 75 people are killed, and 20,000 injured; one in five deaths involves a child.  You don’t want your child to be a statistic. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), issues the following safety tips about children and lawn mower safety.  Read more from the article here.