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Safety Briefings and What can we Learn Series?

Monthly Safety Education is the key to helping ALL members understand and apply risk management processes, assess hazards, and control risk in a wide variety of scenarios.

Every unit safety officer is required to provide their members with a safety education briefing each month. The in-person briefing (or virtual meeting) is the preferred method, according to CAPR 160-1. This webpage provides resources you can use to create meaningful presentations that will reinforce member understanding of risk management processes, educate members on the CAP safety program, and help members feel comfortable and confident using risk management in their CAP activities and in their daily lives. Your wing or region director of safety can assist, if needed. If you would also like to submit a safety briefing that would be beneficial across the organization, please contact us at SAFETY@CAPNHQ.GOV for consideration.

Sections

What can we Learn Series?

Case Studies

Chaplain Corps – Resilience Series

COVID

Driving

Flight

Health Services - Health & Wellness Briefings

Holiday

Miscellaneous

Safety Culture

Weather

Wildlife


What can we Learn Series? 

Michael Nunemaker, CAP Chief of Safety 

What can we Learn? Speaking Up
What can we Learn? Tail Strike Edition 
What can we Learn? Aircraft Airworthiness and Safety of Flight 

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Case Studies

Distractions and Their Impact on Safety

 Capt William "Bill" Trussell, DE-019 

Encampment Mistake or Success 

Capt Dean Goodman, ME-058 

“Paradigm Shift at the Intersection of Technology, Inclusion, Health Services, Safety, and Risk Analysis:  An Encampment Case Study”

Lt Col Uei Lei - DC-060 and Maj Nathan Rolfe - MD-091

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Chaplain Corps – Resilience Series 

CAP Chief of Chaplains, Ch, Col Linda Pugsley

Civil Air Patrol Resilience September 2023
Civil Air Patrol Resilience October 2023 - NEW! 

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COVID

 A Trip to the Store 

Mark Dulaney, CSP, CAP Assistant Chief of Safety

A Trip to the Store (Instructor Guide)

Mark Dulaney, CSP, CAP Assistant Chief of Safety

Flying as Part of an Aircrew

Mark Dulaney, CSP, CAP Assistant Chief of Safety

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Driving 

Distracted Driving

Maj Mark Burchfield, Nov 2020, PA-001 

Encampment Vehicle Safety 

Col Jeff Garrett, GA-001

Highway and Open Road Driving

Lt Col Eric Hineman, NE-001

Passenger Van Safety Awareness Program

 Updated content from the archives - Apr 2023 

Talking to Your Car Drives to Distraction

Maj Charlene Garcia, SER-001

Winter Driving

SMSgt Tuttle, PLR- CAPRAP

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Flight

Aircraft Tire Safety

Maj Ken Kremer, IA-002

Aircrew Safety Briefing

Seacoast Composite Squadron, 4 Nov 2020

Flight Safety for Non-Rated Members 

Col Kenneth W. Parris, PCR-001

Laser Hazards

LT Col Matt Cauthen, MD-001

Multitasking: Skill or Myth?

NMWG

Sleep Apnea and Pilots

Lt Col Kent Bankhead, MI-001

Runway Tail-Strike Risk - YouTube 

The UND AeroCast

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Health Services - Health & Wellness Briefings 

Health Services Team - Senior Program Manager: Lt Col Stephen Leighton, MD, NC-052

Fainting
Hypertension
Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
Tick Borne Disease

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 Holiday

A Safe Christmas Tree 

Capt Eran East and Maj John Graham, NMWG 

Safety During the Holidays

 Lt Col Elizabeth Marx, PA-003

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Miscellaneous 

9-Volt Battery Safety

NMWG

A Healthy Heart 

Lt Col John Kruger, SWR-001 

Carbon Monoxide

Lt Col John Kruger, SWR-001

Emergency Preparedness 

Lt Col Elizabeth Marx, PA-003

Emergency Preparedness Kits

TSgt Emily Bowden, NJ-093

Fainting
  • NMWG by Maj John Graham
  • Original by NVWG (C/SE)
  • With cooperation of the LV Composite Squadron, NW CACs, and NV-070
Fatigue

Lt Col David Ramirez, NC-126 

Fatigue - The Silent, Stealthy Killer 

Ian Robinson, HEMS Pilot, ATP, CFI, CFII - rotorcraftpro.com

FEMA Symbols - Search & Rescue Following a Disaster, Weather Event, or Emergency 

Texas Wing Safety Team:

  • Maj John Dorie - TX-442
  • Lt Col Phillip Crawford - TX-001
Hazards of Electrical Transmission Lines

Col Robert Castle, SWR-001

Injury Prevention

NMWG 

Multitasking: Effective or Just a Safety Illusion 

Maj Cindy Gironda, PA-002

Safety Briefing for Squadron / Flight Safety Officers 

Curriculum Team:

  • Maj Douglas Mitchell - MN-028 
  • Lt Col Peter Bohler Sr - NC-999
  • 1st Lt Jennifer Kluzak - MN-136
  • 2d Lt Amber Chavie - MN-136
  • Capt Christopher Freeze - VA-117
Safety Briefing Video (mp4)

Lt Col Mark Huntington, SD-001 

Safety Online

Brig Gen Regena Aye, NHQ-001

Self Defense for Seniors 2023

 Lt Col Yvonne Rodriguez, FL-001 

Teen Sleep Deprivation - NEW! 

1st Lt Julie Teel, GA-453

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Safety Culture 

CAP's Ideal Safety Culture 

Michael Nunemaker, CAP Chief of Safety

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Weather

Frostbite Prevention 

 Lt Col Kent Bankhead, MI-001

Hurricane Awareness

Lt Col Robert J (Bob) Becka, HI-078

Hurricane Preparedness

Maj John McCrory, SWR-001

Lightning Safety

 Lt Col Larry Julian, SER-001

Severe Weather Awareness

Lt Col Jim Emory, SWR-001

Snow and Ice Management

 Maj Mark Swing, NY-043

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Wildlife

Scorpion Awareness

Lt Col Corey Stohlquist, SWR-001

Snake Encounters 

Lt Col Leslie Fife, UT-080

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