Doubtless Bay members are sharing the love on Valentines Day hosting a great Community Safety Show Day at Taipa.
The day will be off to a fiery start, as the Fire Brigade sets light to their mobile kitchen and demonstrates techniques for fighting cooking fires.
There will be blood pressure and diabetes health checks – a great chance to see if you need to tweak your lifestyle or eating habits, or get further information or treatment from your doctor.
We all know mental well being is a big issue in rural, and DHB Kaitaia will be there to guide people on when you need help and where to go to get it.
Rural Women NZ members have information about one of the biggest areas of claims for ACC – hearing loss – with their Dangerous Decibels programme.
Electricity safety and power tools will be covered by Solar King and Far North ITM.
WorkSafe will have hot tips available on quad bike safety and your obligations as a quad bike user and as an employer or employee.
We haven’t forgotten the little ones either – Plunket will be on hand to talk about home safety and car seats, which will also be reinforced by REAP on the road safety issue generally.
The day will end with the Coastguard demonstrating safe boat launching techniques and will go out with ‘bang’ and a flares display.
So come along and enjoy this wonderful programme. Bring the family.
For further information, contact Caron Little – 09 408 5805 or 021 521 140.’
Our thanks to sponsors and supporters – ITM Far North, Solar King, Plunket, Northland DHB, Dangerous Decibels, Far North REAP, WorkSafe New Zealand, Coastguard New Zealand.
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