Central Division Safety Team

Kevin McQuillan Program Supervisor

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Team Vision Statement

The Central Division Safety Team will be a leading authority in promoting safety in outdoor sporting activities and events.

Team Mission Statement

The Central Division Safety Team is an industry leader in the promotion and education of outdoor recreational safety. The Team upholds the National Ski Patrol’s and Central Division’s mission and core values.

Methods of distributing safety materials while maintaining respiratory viral precautions:

Consider activities that maintain social distancing, masking with proper cleaning and hygiene.

  • Prevent crowds and large gatherings.
  • Outdoor venues that are well ventilated.
  • Distribute safety materials outside while guests are waiting in lines.
  • Scavenger hunts for safety items.

Suggested activities

  • Have a booth or tent at your base area to hand out safety information.
  • Use for kids that have been separated from their parents.
  • Distribute at the chairlift with guests.
  • Give to guests who visit your on-mountain duty stations.
  • Have your season pass and ticket office hand out to guests getting passes.
  • Distribute to kids in a ski school class or winter program.
  • Meet with your local ski and snowboard racing clubs and distribute.
  • Offer them to the schools when you do outreach and educational visits.
  • Work with your conference sales group and have items placed in welcome packets.
  • Work with your lodging department and have items left in guest room.
  • Give to your patrol staff and mountain safety patrols to give to injured guests.

Resources

Lead By Example Graphics

Helmet Safety

 

 

To learn more, go to:

Lift Safety

 

 

SWAG

These resources and materials are available for Safety Events Sponsored by Patrols. Contact your Safety Team for more information.

 

Neck Gators:

Stickers:

What is available for Free?

Check out NSAA Safety AWARD Winners: 2010-2018
Check out the Responsibility Code Tips
Check out the Park Smart Tips

Helmets Tips

Check out the Lids on kids
Check out #helmetsarecool (High Fives)
Check out Helmets Basics at NSP

 Lift Tips

Check out Kids on Lifts
Check out Collisions: Ride Another Day
Check out UTube Ride Another Day
Check out NSAA Collision Safety Programs

Public Service Announcements

These PSAs and PSVs are also available to individual patrols to promote skiing safety.
If you would like more information about how to use them, contact marketing@nsp.org. You can find them at:
https://nspserves.org/psas/
Additional PSA for use by your patrol:

GEAR AND SAFETY Play

BASIC BACKCOUNTY SAFETY Play

SUN AND UV PROTECTION Play

TRAIL MARKINGS Play

TERRAIN PARKS Play

SIDECOUNTRY SAFETY Play

GEAR TUNE-UPS Play

HELMET SAFETY Play

TREE WELL SAFETY Play