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Hiking Tip: 3 Points of Contact

I frequently hike in Hudson Highlands State Park. It’s a short Metro-North ride away from me in the city and offers a lot of beautiful vistas up and down the Hudson River. 192 more words



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This is a tough blog post to sell. It starts with a chemical compound and pretty soon I’ll be rattling off medical side effects. 846 more words

Lyme Disease: Protect Yourself From This Summer Foe

An oldie but a goodie – this post was originally published on 5/15/17.

Summer is right around the corner and that means lots of outdoor activities. 523 more words


Eight hot safety tips for summer

By Michelle Francisco, BWC Safety Council Program Manager

Heat is one of the leading weather-related causes of death and injury in the U.S. It’s also one of the most preventable. 281 more words

Ohio Bureau Of Workers' Compensation

Guest post: 10 Essential Hiking Tips by Florian Ruhstaller of California Hikes

Have you wanted to explore the outdoors but are unsure about where to start? Are you thinking about doing a backpacking trip but feel intimidated by doom and gloom news stories about lost hikers? 1,175 more words

Guest Posts

Be Safe Out There!

  Recently Penn State’s 98-year-old Outing Club was told they can’t go outside anymore.  Too dangerous!  Risk assessments and all of that.  No, really!  Here’s a link to the story. 578 more words

Outdoor Safety Tips for Travellers

Today, people travel more and more often. When choosing a trip, you can pick from many different options. Someone wants to see European capitals and world-famous museums, someone – hike and admire beautiful sceneries, and others – to dive or snorkel. 374 more words