Travel Safety Tips Guide

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Travel Safety Tips Guide

  1. 1. Travel Safety What type of Safety issues should we be aware of?
  2. 2. <ul><li>Transport Accidents </li></ul><ul><li>Assault / Robberies / Thief </li></ul><ul><li>Fire </li></ul><ul><li>Lifting / Ergonomics </li></ul>Travel Safety Hazards
  3. 3. Pre - Travel arrangements <ul><li>What things should we have ready before travelling? </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopy of Passport, Credit Cards, Tickets, etc.. </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Numbers to call for replacement </li></ul><ul><li>Leave Itinerary for Parents / Family </li></ul><ul><li>Map of destination, hotel route etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Have vaccination – if needed – done </li></ul><ul><li>Pack the essential things in the carry-on luggage </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Try to have luggage with wheels </li></ul><ul><li>Carry the allowable weight – 23 kg / bag </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful lifting the luggage out of the car </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have a padded shoulder strap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate between shoulders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Put accessories and extra batteries in suitcase </li></ul></ul>Ergonomics - Luggage
  5. 5. If Travelling by Air <ul><li>From your seat – Count number of rows to the </li></ul><ul><li> nearest Emergency exit </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to Safety briefing by flight attendant </li></ul><ul><li>In case of accident, listen to flight attendants </li></ul><ul><li>Wear seat belt when indicated </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t behave inappropriately </li></ul>
  6. 6. If Travelling by Land <ul><li>If hiring a car, use one without the car rental logo </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the luggage in the trunk </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with vehicle safety features </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure lights, door locks and spare function properly </li></ul><ul><li>Be wary of pulling over – especially in dark places </li></ul><ul><li>Wear seat the belt when driving </li></ul><ul><li>Stay on the main roads </li></ul><ul><li>Keep doors locked </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hotel Safety <ul><li>Choose reputable hotels </li></ul><ul><li>Put valuables in hotel room safe </li></ul><ul><li>Use peep hole before answering the door </li></ul><ul><li>Keep doors locked </li></ul><ul><li>Ask hotel staff about “safe” and “unsafe” local areas </li></ul><ul><li>Become familiar with exit doors and routes </li></ul><ul><li>Have important documents at the ready (passport, etc…) </li></ul>
  8. 8. General Travel Safety Precautions <ul><li>Watch for “Staged Mishaps” - Ploy to divert attention </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of your surroundings </li></ul><ul><li>Keep valuables secured </li></ul><ul><li>Safety in Numbers – stay in groups </li></ul><ul><li>Do not draw attention to yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clothing / Jewelry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Looking at maps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use ATM’s during the day and when people are around </li></ul>
  9. 9. General Travel Safety Precautions <ul><li>Sun Protection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunscreen with SPF 15+ or greater </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hat and sun glasses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Heat Illness Prevention </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-Hydrate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shade </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. … so basically…..
  11. 11. World Tourism Logos
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