Presentation on theme: "Blowing Your Whistle on Injury Images of people participating in various activities will be shown. These pictures will display people NOT managing their."— Presentation transcript:
Images of people participating in various activities will be shown. These pictures will display people NOT managing their risk appropriately: They will be doing or NOT doing one or more things that can lead to potential injury. It is up to YOU to blow your whistle on injury.
When you spot the risk, blow your whistle. The first person to blow their whistle will be given the opportunity to guess the risk. Bonus points will be awarded to those who can spot additional risks.
Cycling alone, in a secluded area Not using reflectors and a light Not wearing a helmet In order to participate in activities in the best way possible, know your surroundings. Be sure to let someone know where you are going and bring a buddy along for the ride. If conditions change, be prepared. Darkness can be a serious hazard. Wear the gear and Look first.
Unplanned off-trail skiing Not wearing a helmet A well planned and thought out, off- trail ski or snowboard trip can be invigorating and tons of fun. If you plan on going off trail be aware of the avalanche conditions, bring the appropriate gear and go with other skiers. No matter where you are skiing and snowboarding always wear a helmet.
Speaking on a cell phone while driving Putting on makeup while driving Driving sober isnt just about the influence of drugs and alcohol. Drive sober also means ensuring that there are no distractions while participating in any activity. Think first. Drive sober
Not wearing a seatbelt During a crash involving a vehicle going 50 km/h, an unbelted backseat passenger will strike whatever it hits first with an average force of about 2,700 kg (the weight of an elephant). This could be the car seat, the windshield or another person in the vehicle. Buckle Up.