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  August 9, 2019

Ski Area Safety Talk: Snow Sports Injury Reduction – Patrol

Injury Reduction Overview:

Although skiing and riding injuries may be thought of as an inherent risk of the job, these injuries can be reduced in number and severity and in many cases be eliminated by taking time to warm up before jumping into regular work activities, ensuring you are fit for work, and your equipment is in good condition. By knowing the risk factors, common injuries and implementing safety tips, you can mitigate skiing and riding injuries.

Safety Talk Outline (using the handout attached):

  • Injury Reduction Overview
  • Examples of Risk Factors
  • Common Incidents & Injuries
  • Ways to Prevent Incidents & Injuries
  • Discussion Questions

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