yaa new visual

yasa-new-camp


Snowmobiles and Youth
Study reveals which car crash avoidance technology can be a proven lifesaver
Preparing your home for an emergency
15 Safety Tips for Holiday Travelers This Christmas

March15,2013 Global status report on road safety 

 AT&T Don't Text While Driving Documentary ( Video Inside) 

YASA & Sagesse High School Mall Demonstration ( NICE SHORT VIDEO INSIDE)

YASA and LASIP advice to avoid the increase of injuries resulting from road collisions on New Year’s Eve 

Make sure that the mattress is comfortable, suitable and properly fit in the child bed.




 
User Name:
 
Password:
 
Forgot your password?
New to YASA? It's free and easy.
Create an account
Yasa visiting Chmistar- Bekaa, Lebanon. Yasa Conference in collaboration with Renault at Sagesse Ain El Remmeneh Yasa Conference for Civil Defense at Dbayeh Car Crash simulation at AUST university-Achrafieh Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety Yasa and Lassa Conference at the Evengelical Arminian school at Ashrafieh Yasa Conference at LIU rayak Yasa Conference at Balamand-Akkar Up to 27 seconds of inattention after using car's voice commands: studies Yasa Conference for the teachers at Dar Anout Driverless buses being tested in Greece New safety technology leaves some drivers confused Mother of 3 children killed in Vaughan crash Yasa Conference for the chorus of the Lady's rosary camp Ghadir Yasa & Renault Conference in Broummana- Saint Isaiah Monastery Yasa Conference in Akroum Mountain to Al Bayan association What's The Number One Reason People Die Early in Your Country? Americans less satisfied with cars than any time since 2004 Yasa Conference in Ibl El Saki in corporation with the Parish of Saint Georgios Fiat Chrysler recalls more than 85,000 Chrysler 200 sedans New technology will tell drivers when traffic lights change Conference at the association of the Bishop Hanna Tire Pressure and Loading Limits Variable Ride-Height Types of Car Seats Blind drivers go behind the wheel at Spanish racetrack THE NEW SYSTEM OF ROAD TRAFIC MANAGEMENT. Calls for Irish cars to have devices to prevent drink driving London clamps down on dangerous trucks Motorcycle safety the responsibility of riders and drivers Robot kills worker at Volkswagen plant in Germany Former ISU basketball player Jackson Vroman found dead at Calif. home Bus crash in Belgium kills one; UK students all survive Vehicle quality improves overall, but Japanese brands fall behind: J.D. Power Obama proposes tougher mileage standards for heavy-duty trucks The truth about Lebanon’s speed cameras Traffic safety Day at Saint Joseph School Traffic safety Day at Amjad deir Oubil Takata recalls nearly 34M air bags; largest auto recall in U.S. history China: Luxury cars wrecked in 'Fast and Furious' collision Passenger killed in Lamborghini crash at Disney racetrack 'driving experience' Qataris spend millions on 'fancy' licence plates Michael Schumacher Update & Latest News: F1 Racer May Not Return to Normal? DON’T DRINK AND DRIVE TAKE A TAXI TO SURVIVE Mercedes recalling 30,000 cars to fix rear tail lamp problem Canadian soldier, wife, 7-month-old baby killed in U.S. crash Crash car in Ferzoul Bekaa New P.E.I. licence plate in running for best in North America Why Sweden has so few road deaths 96 vehicles involved in collision after 'wall of snow' hits Highway 400 Doctors tell Michael Schumacher's family that 'only a miracle' can save him Man killed while trying to help roll-over victim on Highway 400 Police investigate fatal crash east of city Chris Kattan charged with DUI after freeway crash Busiest speed-on-green camera caught more than 28,000 drivers in 2013 Tests continue for drunk driver charged after allegedly entering liquor store Britain braced for NEW Atlantic storm think twice before you scare someone to DEATH Man hit by train in downtown core Two people dead in Brampton collision Parents of teen killed by drunk driver fight to prevent another tragedy Police hunt hit-and-run driver who left dog walker lying unconscious on the pavement ISF member killed after hitting stray donkey in Safra Japan chemical factory explosion (Mitsubishi) kills at least five Three killed, four injured in Alberta crash 3 Syrian nationals injured in car accident in Tripoli Firefighter finds his daughter dying in crash on Christmas Eve Genting Bus Crash: Worst Tragedy In 2013 Two women extricated from wreckage after car strikes CTrain New Brunswick town grieving loss of 4 teenagers killed in highway crash Unknown car hits and kills Syrian national in Halat RCMP investigate after teen hit in central Alberta Saturday morning snow wreaks havoc on Alberta’s highways Family struggles with loss after alleged impaired driving collision claims Edmonton man Man critically injured after being struck by TTC bus Bus crashes, catches fire in southern India; 45 passengers killed SUV veers into crowd at Beijing's Forbidden City; police say 5 killed, dozens hurt Official: 3 children die in Bronx fire after candle lit Woman in custody in connection to fatal hit and run Sean Edwards killed in Australian crash Police identify 2 Ontario boys killed while crossing street Two Ontario boys killed after being struck by vehicle Man dead after being struck by vehicle in North York. Mexican monster truck kills 8, hurts dozens when vehicle hits crowd. Launch of pilot project in Tunisia. America: Driver dead after car chase from White House to Capitol ends in police gunfire.
Print
Winter Sports Injury Prevention

Winter Sports Injury Prevention:

Safety on the Slopes
 Millions of persons ski, snowboard, and sled each year in the United States. These cold weather activities, which can be exhilarating, also result in many injuries each year. By developing skills with a qualified instructor and supervising young children while they participate in these activities, you can help reduce the risk of injury. Safety Tips You can reduce the chance of becoming injured while skiing, snowboarding, and sledding if you follow these safety tips from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the National Ski Areas Association, SAFE KIDS, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: Skiing and Snowboarding:

Preparation:
• Before you get out on the slopes, be sure you're in shape. You'll enjoy the sports more and have lower risk of injury if you're physically fit.
• Take a lesson (or several) from a qualified instructor. Like anything, you'll improve the most when you receive expert guidance. And be sure to learn how to fall correctly and safely to reduce the risk of injury.
• Don't start jumping maneuvers until you've had proper instruction on how to jump and have some experience. Jumps are the most common cause of spinal injuries among snowboarders.
• Obtain proper equipment. Be sure that your equipment is in good condition and have your ski or snowboard bindings adjusted correctly at a local ski shop. (Extra tip for snowboarders: wrist guards and knee pads can help protect you when you fall.)
• Wear a helmet to prevent head injuries from falls or collisions. (One study showed that helmet use by skiers and snowboarders could prevent or reduce the severity of nearly half of head injuries to adults and more than half of head injuries to children less than 15 years old.) Skiers and snowboarders should wear helmets specifically designed for these sports.
• When buying skiwear, look for fabric that is water and wind-resistant. Look for wind flaps to shield zippers, snug cuffs at wrists and ankles, collars that can be snuggled up to the chin and drawstrings that can be adjusted for comfort and to keep the wind out.
• Dress in layers. Layering allows you to accommodate your body's constantly changing temperature. For example, dress in polypropylene underwear (top and bottoms), which feels good next to the skin, dries quickly, absorbs sweat and keeps you warm. Wear a turtleneck, sweater and jacket.
• Be prepared for changes in the weather. Bring a headband or hat with you to the slopes (60 percent of heat-loss is through the head) and wear gloves or mittens.
• Protect your skin from the sun and wind by using a sun screen or sun block. The sun reflects off the snow and is stronger than you think, even on cloudy days!
• Always use appropriate eye protection. Sunglasses or goggles will help protect your vision from glare, help you to see the terrain better, and help shield your eyes from flying debris.

When You're on the Slopes:
• The key to successful skiing and snowboarding is control. To have it, you must be aware of your technique and level of ability, the terrain, and the skiers and snowboarders around you.
• Take a couple of slow ski or snowboard runs to warm up at the start of each day.
• Ski or snowboard with partners and stay within sight of each other, if possible. If one partner loses the other, stop and wait.
• Stay on marked trails and avoid potential avalanche areas such as steep hillsides with little vegetation. Begin a run slowly. Watch out for rocks and patches of ice on the trails.
• Be aware of the weather and snow conditions and how they can change. Make adjustments for icy conditions, deep snow powder, wet snow, and adverse weather conditions.
• If you find yourself on a slope that exceeds your ability level, always leave your skis or snowboard on and side step down the slope.
• If you find yourself skiing or snowboarding out of control, fall down on your rear end or on your side, the softest parts of your body.
• Drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.
• Avoid alcohol consumption. Skiing and snowboarding do not mix well with alcohol or drugs. Beware of medicines or drugs that impair the senses or make you drowsy.
• If you're tired, stop and rest. Fatigue is a risk factor for injuries.
The National Ski Areas Association endorses a responsibility code for skiers. This code can be applied to snowboarders also. The following are the code's seven safety rules of the slopes:
• Always stay in control and be able to stop or avoid other people or objects.
• People ahead of you have the right of way. It is your responsibility to avoid them.
• You must not stop where you obstruct a trail or are not visible from above.
• Whenever starting downhill or merging into a trail, look uphill and yield to others.
• Always use devices to help prevent runaway equipment.
• Observe all posted signs and warnings. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
• Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride, and unload safely.

Sledding:
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recommends the following safety guidelines to improve sledding safety for children: Essential
• Sled only in designated areas free of fixed objects such as trees, posts and fences.
• Children in these areas must be supervised by parents or adults.
• All participants must sit in a forward-facing position, steering with their feet or a rope tied to the steering handles of the sled. No one should sled head-first down a slope.
• Do not sled on slopes that end in a street, drop off, parking lot, river or pond.
Preferred
• Children under 12 years old should sled wearing a helmet.
• Wear layers of clothing for protection from injuries.
• Do not sit/slide on plastic sheets or other materials that can be pierced by objects on the ground.
• Use a sled with runners and a steering mechanism, which is safer than toboggans or snow disks.
• Sled in well-lighted areas when choosing evening activities.

The Problem
According to the National Sporting Goods Association, nearly 10 million persons participate in alpine skiing more than once a year and up to 2.5 million snowboard each year. Skiing, snowboarding, and sledding can be great fun and are terrific ways to exercise. But they can also be risky. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that 84,200 skiing injuries and 37,600 snowboarding injuries were treated in hospital emergency rooms in the United States in 1997, including approximately 17,500 head injuries. However, the most common skiing-related injuries are knee and ankle sprains and fractures. While most skiing and snowboarding injuries occur among adults, the majority of sledding-related injuries are among children 5-14 years old. More than 14,500 children in this age group were treated for sledding-related injuries in the United States in 1997. The estimated number of skiing-related injuries declined by more than 25 percent from 1993 to 1997, partly because of improvements in ski equipment, such as redesigned bindings.
However, during that same period, snowboarding injuries nearly tripled and the number of head injuries from snowboarding increased five-fold. A CPSC study found there were 17,500 head injuries associated with skiing and snowboarding in 1997. This study estimated that 7,700 head injuries, including 2,600 head injuries to children, could be prevented or reduced in severity each year by using skiing or snowboarding helmets. The study also showed that helmet use could prevent about 11 skiing- and snowboarding-related deaths annually. As a result of these findings, CPSC recommends skiers and snowboarders wear helmets specifically designed for these activities to prevent head injuries from falls and collisions.


 

Paste

 

Global , Others

Date: 1/21/2011 2:21:30 PM

By: YASA WEB , YASA
 
Add Comments 
Name
Email
Comments
Add Comments
YASA.org reserves the right to exclude postings that contain insults, bigotry, sexism, racism and other expressions deemed to fall outside the bounds of decency. All opinions expressed are those of the individual poster and do not represent the views of YASA.org or its staff.
Comments 
Number Of Comments (0)
Others