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Safe Driving Mindset

Category: Season 5

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Matthew Frampton

South Central PA Highway Safety

Matt Frampton is a former Pennsylvania State Police Trooper. He retired from the Pennsylvania State Police in 2016, having completed 22 years of service. Matt is now with South Central PA Highway Safety (SCPAHS). SCPAHS is PennDOT’s Community Traffic Safety Program for Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, and Perry Counties. SCPAHS’s mission is to prevent injury and/or death on Pennsylvania’s highways through traffic safety education to the public.

Are you a Safe Driver? Are you sure? Be prepared to learn a few techniques to help you be both a safer driver and a safer passenger. This presentation covers several strategies to develop a proper driving mindset, limit distractions and increase focus on driving. The presentation also provides information on two PennDOT programs for providing vital identifying information in emergency situations and provides guidelines for assessing a mature driver’s ability to safely operate a vehicle.

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Home Safety and Falls Prevention

Category: Season 5

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Kelsey Mayberry

Educational Program and Events Coordinator for American Trauma Society, PA Division

Kelsey Mayberry is the Educational Program and Events Coordinator at the American Trauma Society, Pennsylvania Division. Kelsey is a licensed Master Trainer in Matter of Balance, an evidence based senior falls prevention program and actively provides educational presentations throughout the Commonwealth on trauma prevention initiatives. The American Trauma Society, PA Division is a non-profit trauma prevention education organization dedicated to reducing the suffering, disability and death caused by trauma.

Do you know someone who fears falling? Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. This presentation gives seniors, families, and caregivers practical lifestyle adjustment ideas on how to create a safer home and how to help prevent falls. It also covers evidence-based programs and online resources that have important information regarding falls and falls prevention.

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  • ATSPA 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall / Fall Proof Your Home
  • ATSPA Home Safety Checklist
  • Prevent Falls Home Safety Checklist
  • 6 Easy Ways to Prevent Falls
  • Falls Prevention Online Resources
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    Home Fire Prevention

    Category: Season 5

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    Bruce Trego

    Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner

    Bruce Trego has worked in multiple roles at the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) since 2002 — the most recent being Administrator of the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy in Lewistown. His affiliation with the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy began in 1980 when he became a Local Level Instructor and an Adjunct Instructor in 1993. He has been involved in the fire service for more than 40 years and has served as Firefighter, Lieutenant, Captain and Assistant Chief in the Lewistown Fire Department.

    More people die every year in home fires than in any other location. Each year senior citizens account for over 50% of the total fire deaths in Pennsylvania. The place where you should feel most secure — your own home — is often the most dangerous place as it relates to the ravages of fire. The Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) works to reduce home fire deaths by creating awareness about home fire dangers and sharing important fire prevention tips.  These few simple safety tips and precautions can prevent most fires from happening!

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