Vast Water Safety North Dakota Conference on Injury Prevention Scott Tichy Park Ranger US Army Corps of Engineers

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Untamed Water Wellbeing North Dakota Meeting on Damage Counteractive action Scott Tichy Park Officer US Armed force Corps of Architects. Who is at Danger?. Who is at Danger?. Grown-ups age 25-44 Kids under 10 more prone to suffocate at home. Guys Men are 4 times more inclined to suffocate than ladies.

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Vast Water Safety North Dakota Conference on Injury Prevention Scott Tichy Park Ranger US Army Corps of Engineers

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Who is at Risk?

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Who is at Risk? Grown-ups age 25-44 Children under 10 more inclined to suffocate at home. Guys Men are 4 times more prone to suffocate than ladies. Grown-ups who don't wear their PFD. Just 9 % of grown-ups wear a PFD while sailing.

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Statistics

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More Statistics

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"Sink Fast"

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Where do the drownings happen? The lion's share of grown-up vast water fatalities include a vessel. The larger part of adolescent untamed water fatalities happen while swimming, frequently in undesignated zones.

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It's about wearing these…

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What Needs to Be Done? Inspire grown-ups to wear PFD's in moving water crafts. Current PFD use by grown-ups circles 9%. Lessen the utilization of Alcohol while sailing. Liquor is included in almost 25% of sailing fatalities. Motivate grown-ups to take a drifting administrators course. The greater part of pontoon administrators have never had vessel preparing of any sort.

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What should be finished? proceeded with Discourage swimming in undesignated territories. Increment the utilization of lifeguards in assigned swimming ranges. CDC inquire about says that there is under 1 in 18 million possibility of suffocating with a confirmed lifeguard on obligation.

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How would we isn't that right? Requirement Step up implementation of existing sailing laws. Greater implementation of drifting laws by all offices not simply Game and Fish and Feds.

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How would we isn't that right? Instruction Increase vessel security checks at zone pontoon arrivals. Increment the quantity of water/drifting wellbeing courses. Particularly those centered at grown-ups.

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How would we isn't that right? Enactment Create a PFD necessity like safety belt law. Make a necessity for sailing administrators permit.

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Resources U.S. Armed force Corps of Engineers workplaces in these urban areas: Bismarck, 701-255-0015; Jamestown, 701-252-7666; Valley City, 701-845-2970; Fargo, 701-232-1984; and Riverdale, 701-654-7411. Water Safety Website: http://watersafety.usace.army.mil/North Dakota Safety Council, Inc., at 701-223-6372 or 1-800-932-8890. ND Game and Fish; Water Safety Coordinator: Nancy Boldt, Bismarck - 701-328-6312. US Coast Guard www.uscgboating.org BoatUS www.boatus.com National Safe Boating Council www.safeboatingcouncil.org

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