August safety spotlight - How to prevent heat-related illness

In 2018, 52 children died in hot cars (so far in 2019, the number is up to 19), . It was the deadliest year on record in the past 20 years. Since 1998, almost 800 children have died from vehicular heatstroke; 24% occurred in employer parking lots while the parent or caregiver was at work. Parents and caregivers can act immediately to end these preventable deaths.”

Learn steps you can take as a caregiver to help prevent this from occurring by visiting the National Safety Council website.

You can gain additional information by viewing Markel Specialty's safety article available in our resource library

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