Holiday Weekend Safety Tips

Courtesy of MCPO Lloyd Pierce
Coast Guard Silver Ancient Mariner
Command Master Chief

“HAVE A SAFE HOLIDAY WEEKEND.

Check out these links (the last one’s got some especially good safety lessons):

Drowsy driving information: PLEASE READ
To quote prominent sleep physician, Dr. William Dement: “Drowsiness is the last step before falling asleep, not the first”. Drowsiness means you are seconds away from falling asleep.
http://www.safeny.ny.gov/drow-ndx.htm

CT DUI law & consequences (call me if you need to know the ADDITIONAL consequences from the Coast Guard):
http://www.ct.gov/dmv/cwp/view.asp?A=813&Q=249562

Excerpt of a drinking and driving documentary – pretty good and informative:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7_ltiWGavw

DUI consequence vid – not graphic:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZtflKtC638&feature=related

Cooking fire video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j95_gFWD9lc&feature=related

Turkey frying safety:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vZnuYK2Wfg&feature=related

Christmas decoration safety – watch it to the end – we had to help a Coasty this happened to a couple years ago:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ednTdlYJyQ&feature=endscreen&NR=1

Food safety tips:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaOrISS8hOk

General Holiday safety lessons:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=iv&src_vid=-Zhy_5aD7ks&v=4UggyEAjSBY&annotation_id=annotation_258023

Pass this on – if you see the benefit to some shipmates who didn’t get it.”