Overview July Sentinel Hydration Fireworks Safety Rental Car Mentality Rental Car Mentality Core Values
Hydration Old guide was 6-8 glasses of water per day Old guide was 6-8 glasses of water per day New research suggest you should drink more Weight divided by 16 Weight divided by 16 160 pound person / 16 = 10 glasses a day 8-10 glasses of water per day decreases joint pain 5 glasses per day was shown to decrease the risks of colon, bladder and breast cancer
Hydration Decrease in total body water of only 2% drop in short term memory trouble with basic math difficulty focusing on the computer screen or the words on a printed page Signs of dehydration thirst lethargy (sleepy), elevated heart rate low blood pressure, dizziness headaches fatigue
Hydration Dehydration also occurs by drinking coffee and sodas Both contain caffeine Caffeine is a diuretic, which causes the body to give off even more water Coffee, tea, sodas and alcohol are not substitutes for water.
Fireworks Safety July 4th is one of the largest days for fireworks Thousands of people are either injured or killed using fireworks Know the laws that pertain to your geographic location
Fireworks Safety To help make the 4th safer for all: 1. Never give fireworks to small children. Always have an adult present. 2. Use only outdoors. 3. Always have a garden hose and a bucket of water handy. 4. Never make your own fireworks. 5. Light only one at a time. 6. Never relight a dud. Wait 15-20 minutes. Dispose of all fireworks or remains of fireworks by soaking in water. Hot metal wire from sparklers seriously burns many small children. 7. Never throw or point fireworks at others. 8. Never carry fireworks in your pocket. 9. Never shoot in metal or glass containers. 10. Always wear eye protection.
Rental Car Mentality Aircraft mishaps by CAP pilots 72% of pilots that had only completed Level 1 Only 6% for those who completed level 2-5 WHY Level on pilots were there for the cheap rates (a rental car mentality) Level 2-5, had a concern for CAP resources
Rental Car Mentality Do the 72% of mishap pilots who only completed Level 1 embrace CAP Core Values Do they even know what they are? Integrity Integrity Volunteer Service Volunteer Service Excellence Excellence Respect Respect
How is our Wing doing? Aircraft tail tie down hook damaged Pilot either did not know they struck the runway Pilot either did not know they struck the runway Or, the pilot choose not to report it Or, the pilot choose not to report it Personal injury at CAP event Member hurt on Monday Member hurt on Monday Not reported until Friday Not reported until Friday Which Core Values were not followed Which Core Values were not followed Integrity Integrity Volunteer Service Volunteer Service Excellence Excellence Respect Respect