The presentation lasts 45 minutes, is in lecture format using props, with a video called “Look Good. Ski Safe.” A short examination is given at the end.
The talk covers conditioning, equipment, clothing, frostbite, nutrition, lifts, hill markings, snow, skier responsibility, buddy system and what to do at an accident scene.
The zone safety officers arrange and give the course in many schools across the division.
Further information is available by contacting the division vice-president of safety.
Jell-O brain moulds cost approximately $20.00 each and are available from the University of Calgary Medical Bookstore… phone: 403 220-4737