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Mod1 January 2015

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Mod1 January 2015

  1. 1. WELCOME… to the National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training Program! 1-1 Representatives of the National Child Passenger Safety Board
  2. 2. 1-2 National Child Passenger Safety Certification Training Program MODULE 1 Program Introduction
  3. 3. Partnership 1-3
  4. 4. National CPS Certification Training Program Goals • Certify you as a CPS Technician. • Provide you with the opportunity to apply basic technical skills and knowledge to correct installation and use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. • Equip you to educate caregivers: – In proper selection, installation, and use of car and booster seats and know when to move to seat belts once booster seats are outgrown. – So they can confidently install/reinstall car/booster seats. • Enable you to be a resource in your communities. 1-4
  5. 5. 1-5 Module 1 Objectives • Become acquainted with purpose, goals, and successful completion requirements of National CPS Certification Training Program. • Identify personal costs of incorrect use and installation of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. • Identify national statistics on use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts.
  6. 6. Housekeeping & Logistics • The emergency exits are located _______________ . • Restrooms are located _______________ . • Break areas are located _______________ . • Refreshment areas are located _______________ . 1-6
  7. 7. 1-7 General Ground Rules • Arrive on time each day and return promptly from breaks and lunch. • Ask questions to gain understanding of program content and have a successful learning experience. • Listen to others as they speak. • Turn cell phones off (or put on vibrate). • Dress comfortably. Be prepared for activities to take place in the classroom and outside in vehicles. • Pay attention to your movements in and around vehicles.
  8. 8. Training Program Completion Requirements  Attend entire training program.  Participate in class discussions and practice activities.  Pass 3 written quizzes with total of 42/50 correct.  Pass 3 skills assessments.  Participate in end-of-class checkup event. 1-8
  9. 9. Flashback 1-9
  10. 10. Important-To-Know Statistics • About 90 people died each day in vehicle crashes (NHTSA, 2010). • Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States (NHTSA, 2012). • Restraint use among young children often depends upon driver’s seat belt use. – When driver is buckled, children are restrained 95% of the time. – When driver is unbuckled, children are restrained 67% of the time (National Occupant Protection Use Survey Controlled Intersection Survey, 2011). 1-10
  11. 11. Important-To-Know Statistics (continued) • Child restraints, or car seats, reduce risk of injury by 71 to 82% and reduce risk of death by 28% in comparison to children in seat belts alone. Booster seats reduce risk of nonfatal injuries by 45% among 4 to 8 year-olds (AAA, 2012). • Child restraints are often used incorrectly. One study found that 72% of nearly 3,500 observed car seats and booster seats were misused in a way that could be expected to increase a child’s risk of injury during a crash (NHTSA, 2006). 1-11
  12. 12. Important-To-Know Statistics (continued) • In 2010, it is estimated that 303 children under 5 were saved as a result of restraint use. From 1975 through 2010, an estimated 9,611 lives were saved by child restraints (car seats/booster seats/seat belts) for children under 5 in passenger vehicles (NHTSA, 2010). 1-12
  13. 13. Buckle up for safety! The best way to protect children in the car is to put them in the right seat at the right time and use it the right way. 1-13
  14. 14.  Progress Check Answer these questions in your TG: 1. What is the leading cause of death for children in the United States? 2. What is the best way to protect children in the car? 3. What are the five main goals of this program? 1-13a

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