Misuse of tree stands can be dangerous

Misuse of tree stands can be dangerous

Though commonly used by deer hunters everywhere, tree stands often are improperly installed and, as a result, are considered the leading cause of hunting-related incidents, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division. The following are some recommended safety tips: • When using a non-climbing portable or ladder stand, hunters should securely […]

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Safety at the dock

When I first read it, I could not believe it. Statistics published in the Coast Guard Auxiliary Magazine, Navigator, cited that most boating accidents occur while a boat is being docked. After thinking about this, I realized how true this must be. I myself can recall several instances of accidents, most of which were due […]

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Safely refueling your boat

So many times we don’t realize that we are putting ourselves in danger. Even when we are doing routine tasks, there can be an inherent problem that could cause injury. Refueling a boat is one situation that is laced with danger. Therefore, there are safety steps that can be taken to keep you and your […]

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