Introduction to Safety

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State Farm sponsored lesson: "Introduction to Safety" is the first of a 5-part series of lessons and activities sponsored by State Farm. Designed for primary and secondary students, this lesson overviews 4 primary areas of safety: 1) Auto/Roadway Safety, 2) Teen Driver Education, 3) Home Safety and Fire Prevention, and 4) Disaster Preparedness and Recovery. Additionally, this lesson can be paired with a "Protect Your Egg" activity.

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Introduction to Safety

  1. 1. presents: Introduction to Safety
  2. 2. What is Safety? Definition: The condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury.
  3. 3. 4 Main Safety Issues -Auto/Roadway Safety -Teen Driver Education -Home Safety and Fire Prevention -Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
  4. 4. Auto/Roadway Safety
  5. 5. Auto/Roadway Safety
  6. 6. Teen Driver Education School Permit: -Live in a rural area more than 1.5 miles from the school -Between 14 years and 2 months and 16 years old -50 hours of documented driving Learning Permit: -Take a visual and written exam -Be at least 15 years old -Pass a driving exam when 16 years old
  7. 7. Teen Driver Education Things that can distract you in a vehicle: -Radio -Grooming -Reading -Texting -Smoking -Pets -Reaching for objects -Looking at something
  8. 8. Teen Driver Education Rumble Strips on the sides of the road can help keep distracted teens on the roadway and traffic barriers can help mitigate the crash.
  9. 9. Home Safety and Fire Prevention -Every home should have at least 1 working smoke detector -Plan escape from a burning house or building -Need to stay low -Don’t run http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLq9kT8E-Ro
  10. 10. Disaster Preparedness
  11. 11. Disaster Preparedness For Nebraska: -Tornado awareness -Know of a place underground to use as a tornado shelter -Stay away from doors and windows -Stay close to the middle of a building -Protect your head
  12. 12. ACTIVITY TIME!

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