Drowning, BBQs, and burns: Stay protected from these common summer hazards

The likelihood of getting hurt is at its highest in the summer months. The Weather Network's Rachel Schoutsen has more on these common summer hazards and how to stay protected.

The sizzle of the summer sometimes sparks some worry among Canadians. Stats Canada recorded injuries through the year and found the likelihood of getting hurt was highest in the summer.

In the video above, The Weather Network's Rachel Schoutsen explores the "food danger zone" when it comes to rapid bacteria growth in the heat, the most common time for drowning in Canada and where it likely occurs, as well as a deeper look into the unexpected burns you could experience this season.

We're hoping that knowing these risks can help you be prepared and make the most of your time in the sun.

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