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National Safety Awareness Month

Event date and time: 1/1/2023 8:30:00 AM

National Ski Areas Association's (NSAA) National Safety Awareness Month is part of the Heads Up Safety Initiative
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The month of January is dedicated to promoting skier and rider responsibility and mountain safety.

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  1. Always stay in control. You must be able to stop or avoid people or objects.
  2. People ahead or downhill of you have the right-of-way. You must avoid them.
  3. Stop only where you are visible from above and do not restrict traffic.
  4. Look uphill and avoid others before starting downhill or entering a trail.
  5. You must prevent runaway equipment.
  6. Read and obey all signs, warnings, and hazard markings.
  7. Keep off closed trails and out of closed areas.
  8. You must know how and be able to load, ride and unload lifts safely. If you need assistance, ask the lift attendant.
  9. Do not use lifts or terrain when impaired by alcohol or drugs.
  10. If you are involved in a collision or incident, share your contact information with each other and a ski area employee.

Know and Obey the Code.
It’s Your Responsibility.

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For more information on National Safety Awareness Week or other Safety Initiatives, visit www.nsaa.org.

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