Recreational Safety

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US Forest Service - This link provides all sorts of tips on outdoor safety including tips for lightening, camping, trails and more.

CDC Fireworks Safety - This website is designed to assist users in the safe use of fireworks. it gives tips on how to prevent injuries, how and why injuries occur, the laws on fireworks and more.

Recreational Vehicle Safety

Safe Kids: Safe Kids USA is a member of Safe Kids World-wide, a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury, a leading killer of children 14 and under.

Bicycling Safety: Provides a broad perspective of nationwide crash and safety facts related to bicyclists.

ASKACOP: We all have questions about what to do if we are the unfortunate victim of a crime, how to keep our family, home and schools safe and what safety rules to follow during recreation.

Safety Library: Have a question whether it's safe or not? This site will direct you to all of your answers.

Boating Safety: Learn how to prevent accidents, injuries, and fatalities while boating. Review safety tips, news, recalls, defects, and laws and regulations you should know.

Boat Safe - This website provides you knowledge on how to use navigation tools, boating articles, boat safety for kids, boating quizzes, and more.

Safety Center Trip Planning - Useful link for supervisors and personnel for planning a trip and making sure you are safe.

Safety Center Trips - Links on how to get tothe Travel Risk Planning System (TRiPS)

The More You Know (Nutrition) - This website has a lot to offer. It has video clips motivating people to get up and get active, what you should know, and what you can do with your physical activity and nutrition.

Camping Safety - http://www.smokeybear.com/campfire-safety.asp - Camping safety tips

Camping Safety - http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/Falls/9200/outdoor_safety.html - Several different options to provide tips for recreational events

Recreational Safety Videos

Water Crafts Safety Video

General Safety Video

  • http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4oj7i_road-safety-awareness-test_ads -This is a simple and short video test to check your awareness.
  • http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ad5p_test-your-awareness-whodunnity_school?from=rss&hmz=706c61796572- This is a simple and short video test to check your awareness.

Rock Climbing Video

  • http://www.monkeysee.com/play/1580-cilmbing-safety-belaying - Indoor Rock climbing safety video

Boating Classes

  • The Virginia Department of game and Inland Fisheries is offering boating safety classes in our community. Boating classes are highly recommended to anyone that has not been through a boating class or has the opportunity to operate their own boat or one of our Outdoor Recreation rental boats. Many other opportunities exist to take this course at other locations. The course is also available online. To locate other classes or to access the online web site, please visit the VDGIF at www.dgif.state.va.us

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