Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Instructor: THE CLASS
Facilitator: CW3 Turner
RAC: Low Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety The Holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends and to give thanks for our good fortunes. Unfortunately, the Holidays can also be a time when mishaps can and often occur. This briefing was put together to decrease your chances of being involved in a mishap. Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Holiday Decorations:
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Holiday Decorations:
Use UL listed decorations.
Always inspect cords for fraying and loose connection.
Do not use indoor extension cords outside
Use grounded extension cords.
Use proper elevation devices. (don’t use a chair when a ladder is needed)
Do not use real candles on the tree.
If you use a real tree keep the water re-supplied and check the tree for dryness.
Place candles away from curtains or other flammables
Unplug your decorations/lights when you go to bed
Keep fire extinguisher handy
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Holiday Decorations: (Cont)
Poisonous decorative plants. Poinsettias, Holly, Mistletoe
(pet and child Hazard)
Keep decorations out of the reach of small children
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Holiday Cooking
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Holiday Cooking
Turn handles on pots and pans inward on stove.
Test your fire detectors monthly.
Do not leave cooking unattended.
Do not overeat. Too much turkey can cause you to sleep thru the football games.
Do not leave foods that require refrigeration out for too long of a period (spoiled foods).
Slide8: Twas the night before Christmas………
Have you checked your Smoke Detector? Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Celebrations Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Celebrations
Take your role and host seriously.
Ensure Designated Drivers are available.
Offer a place to stay.
Provide plenty of food so the guest will not drink as much.
Don’t push drinks.
Use caution for smokers and loose ashes.
Ladies WATCH YOUR DRINKS!
Avoid celebrations that include illegal substances. Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Cold Weather Injuries and Winter Driving Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Cold Weather Injuries and Winter Driving
Just Kidding This is Hawaii after all…. Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Water Safety Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Water Safety
High Surf Conditions are the norm in winter in Hawaii USE CAUTION.
Heed the warning signs placed on the beaches.
Always use the buddy system when swimming, diving surfing or kayaking.
Keep your eye on small children. Do not let them play alone in the water.
Don’t drink alcohol before swimming.
Check for obstacles (submerged rocks or shallow water) before you dive into unknown waters.
Only SCUBA with certified divers. Do not attempt to dive if you are not certified unless you are undergoing training and are accompanied by an instructor. Use only approved equipment. Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Personal Protection
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Personal Protection
Shop with a friend or family. There is safety in numbers.
Be alert, stay in well light areas
If you carry a purse, keep it in front of your body and close to you.
Carry your keys in your pocket. If they get your purse they might have your address but not the keys to your house and car.
Dress casually: Thieves and pickpockets are attracted to expensive clothes and jewelry.
Don’t flash large amounts of cash.
Lock your car and don’t leave anything in plain sight.
Avoid parking next to vans where thieves can hide.
Check your car for invited guest prior to getting in.
Don’t over burden yourself with packages
Many of the same tips as above.
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety TOY BUYING SAFETY
Select Toys to suit age, abilities, skills andamp; the child’s interest
For infants andamp; toddlers avoid toys with small parts (choking)
Don’t buy electric toys with heating elements for kids under 8
Read the label and use the age guidelines for that toy
Look for sturdy construction and tightly secured small parts
Discard plastic wrappings immediately (suffocation hazard)
Call CSPC hotline 800-638-2772 to report dangerous toys
Check CSPC recall list on the internet http://www.cpsc.gov Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety TOY BUYING SAFETY
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Travel Considerations Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Travel Considerations
Expect increase security at the airports. (allow more time)
Have a picture ID ready. (avoid using Military ID overseas)
Don’t leave bags unattended or carry one for strangers.
Keep carry-on luggage light andamp; store under the seat in front of you.
Watch for heavy items stored over your head.
Pack any medicines or dietary needs in your carry-on bag.
Dress for the climate you are going to.
Wear loose fitting natural fiber clothes, avoid synthetics.
Wear long pants andamp; sleeves and low healed leather or tennis shoes.
Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Travel Considerations (Cont)
Listen to your pre-flight safety briefing.
Read the safety data card in the seat pocket to your front.
Know where the emergency exits are from your seat. (count rows)
Wear your seatbelt and keep it on even if the light is out. Holiday Safety: Holiday Safety Have a Merry Christmas and Joyous New Year