Traffic Light Decision Making. During your time in the outdoors you will encounter dangers; this is a certainty! It is essential that you develop the skill to recognize that the situation you are in is dangerous and could lead to injury or death.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Lack of awareness
Lack of skill
Lack of concentration
How could the conditions change to make this crossing safe one day but dangerous the next
What can you do during a trip to be on the look out for situations that may be dangerous?
When humans begin to interact with environmental dangers and their awareness level is low, the potential for an accident increases. We must be constantly on the lookout for dangers.
You must recognise these hazards & that the possibility of an accident occurring IS INCREASING. The Traffic Light System can help make a safe decision!
A model for evaluating situations that appear dangerous
Any time you rate any hazard aREDyouMUST NOTcontinue as the potential to be killed or severely injured isVERY HIGH.
What should you do if a dominate group member is trying to force an unsafe decision on you?
Oh, I love you, lets have unsafe sex?
Should I take this Ice Tablet, nothing will happen to me?
No that is a RED Light!
To decide whether to drink and drive?
Go on mate I have injected drugs before?
To decide whether to speed in your car?
Should I ride without my helmet?
What would you do to decrease the risk of losing an eye?
What would you do to decrease the risk of getting Gardia?
What would you do to ensure a safe campfire?
Click to obtain a
Sheet for this