By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the weather heats up, more people are looking to get out on the water.READ MORE: Pa. Attorney General Trying To Block Republicans From Using Envoy For Election Audit
So the Pittsburgh Safe Boating Council is reminding boaters to brush up on their safety skills.READ MORE: Whitehall Man Sentenced To Prison For Threatening To Blow Up Government Buildings
The council says you can prevent boating accidents by taking a safety course, checking your equipment, wearing a life jacket and watching the weather.MORE NEWS: Investigation Underway After Several Cats Found Dead And Possibly Tortured In Pittsburgh
Saturday is the beginning of National Safe Boating Week.