By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As the weather heats up, more people are looking to get out on the water.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Storm Chances Return On Friday Afternoon
So the Pittsburgh Safe Boating Council is reminding boaters to brush up on their safety skills.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Looking For Solutions To Bus Driver Shortage
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: Juneteenth Celebrations Planned Across The Pittsburgh Region
Saturday is the beginning of National Safe Boating Week.