ï»¿Helmet Policies and the Colorado 4-H Horse ProgramSlide 2
The 4-H Mission 4-H Youth Development Education makes steady situations for socially various youth and grown-ups to achieve their fullest potential. In backing of this mission, we will: • Provide formal and non-formal group centered experiential learning. • Develop abilities that advantage youth all through life. • Foster administration and volunteerism in youth and grown-ups. • Build inward and outside youth/grown-up associations for programming and financing. • Strengthen families and groups. • Use research-based information and the area stipend college framework. Accomplishment of this mission will bring about skilled, able, and minding residents.Slide 3
The 4-H Value Set We trust that young improvement is the center of all that we do. We trust youth/grown-up associations are vital to fruitful youth advancement. We trust that volunteerism is principal. We put stock in the quality achieved from assorted qualities over the whole scope of 4-H encounters.Slide 4
Colorado 4-H Development Handbook: Introduction and Philosophy; Targeting Life Skills "The objective of youth writing computer programs is to give formatively proper chances to youngsters to experience life abilities, to practice them until they are found out, and have the capacity to utilize them as essential all through a lifetime . Through the experiential learning process, youth disguise the information and addition the capacity to apply the aptitudes suitably."Slide 5
What are the cap necessities in other 4-H programs?Slide 6
Idaho, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Ohio, Nebraska – a few provinces Alaska, Hawaii – complete tenet; 9 states have statewide no principle 25 states have complete standards (constantly)Slide 7
Colorado – region choice Counties requiring head protectors include: Fremont, Jackson, Larimer, San Miguel El Paso, La Plata (gymkhana just)Slide 8
Colorado State University Helmets are required at all times for all riders taking an interest in CSU equine exercises.Slide 9
4-H Horse Project Manual Chapter 16 – Horse Safety Guidelines "Wear defensive headgear when riding. This ought to be entirely held fast to in any type of riding."Slide 10
How common are steed related wounds? "The rate of genuine harm per number of riding hours is assessed to be higher for horseback riders than for motorcyclists and vehicles racers" JL Firth, "Equestrian wounds", in Sports wounds: systems, aversion and treatment . (refered to on CDC website page)Slide 11
How common are steed related head wounds? National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) information tracks crisis room visits. 1997 information: 58710 steed related crisis room visits 9633 head wounds (1 out of each 6 visits) 2089 foot and toe woundsSlide 12
Head wounds don\'t "recuperate". The harmed segments of the mind stay harmed. Different bits of the mind may adjust.Slide 13
Head wounds don\'t "mend". The harmed bits of the mind stay harmed. Different parts of the mind may adjust. Different segments of the cerebrum won\'t not adjust.Slide 14
Excerpts from "Harm in Colorado", Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005. (p. 67) Focusing particularly on equestrian wounds, in 1998 an expected 64,608 people were dealt with in U.S. healing facility crisis offices for stallion related wounds. Nineteen percent of those wounds were to the head or face. The rate of horseback riding damage adequately extreme to require doctor\'s facility based crisis consideration was an expected 28 for each 100,000 riding hours , contrasted with the rate of 3.7 for each 100,000 riding hours for bike related wounds.Slide 15
Excerpts from "Harm in Colorado", Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005. (p. 67) From examination of information from the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Surveillance, 179 Coloradans were hospitalized in 2001 and 2002 with a traumatic mind harm supported while riding a steed . An expected 14 percent were known not wearing a protective cap at the season of the harm. Around 66% of the stallion riders (65 percent) were female. Half of the riders were age 42 or more established , be that as it may, 16 percent were ages 5-14 . All things considered, five bicyclists are murdered and 166 are hospitalized every year for a traumatic cerebrum harm maintained in a bike crash .Slide 16
Excerpts from "Damage in Colorado", Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005. (p. 72) Recommended procedure for counteractive action: Injuries because of steed riding Work with region expansion offices, 4-H, and other equestrian gatherings to advance equestrian head protector use.Slide 17
Equestrian Helmets: Why Not?Slide 18
Helmets are appallingSlide 19
Helmets are terrible They won\'t appear to be so revolting once we get used to them. Is design more critical than wellbeing?Slide 21
Ski protective caps decrease head harm Helmets diminished head damage among skiers by 60% (6,000 skiers included in study) (Norwegian study distributed in Feb. 22, 2006 Journal of American Medical Association )Slide 22
Eddy MercxkSlide 23
Bicycle protective caps diminish head harm Bicycle caps decrease the danger of genuine head damage by as much as 85% and the danger of cerebrum damage by as much as 88%. ( Injury Fact Book , Center for Disease Control)Slide 24
Bicycle protective caps lessen head damage Bicycle caps decrease the danger of genuine head harm by as much as 85% and the danger of mind damage by as much as 88%. ( Injury Fact Book , Center for Disease Control)Slide 26
Deb Mohon – 11 time NFR qualifier Delores Toole – 2004 NFRSlide 27
Helmets cost excessively! Troxel caps accessible through National Safe Kids Campaign . $25 each if bought separately. $20 each if bought in mass (10 or more). Different protective caps are accessible at nearby tack shops.Slide 28
"I don\'t care for compulsory tenets!"Slide 29
Current obligatory necessities include: Boots (to secure feet) "I don\'t care for obligatory guidelines!"Slide 30
Current required prerequisites include: Boots (to ensure feet) Long-sleeved shirt (to secure arms) "I don\'t care for obligatory principles!"Slide 31
Current compulsory necessities include: Boots (to ensure feet) Long-sleeved shirt (to ensure arms) Long jeans (to secure legs) "I don\'t care for obligatory standards!"Slide 32
Current obligatory necessities include: Boots (to secure feet) Long-sleeved shirt (to ensure arms) Long jeans (to secure legs) Belt "I don\'t care for compulsory standards!"Slide 33
Current obligatory prerequisites include: Boots (to secure feet) Long-sleeved shirt (to secure arms) Long jeans (to ensure legs) Belt Coat (English riders) "I don\'t care for obligatory standards!"Slide 34
Current required necessities include: Boots (to ensure feet) Long-sleeved shirt (to secure arms) Long jeans (to secure legs) Belt Coat (English riders) "A traditionalist hued chase or dressage coat, light-hued breeches… " "I don\'t care for compulsory guidelines!"Slide 35
"A cap necessity will hurt enlistment."Slide 36
"A protective cap prerequisite will hurt enlistment." Do we esteem numbers over wellbeing???Slide 37
"A head protector necessity will hurt enlistment." Do we esteem numbers over security??? 15 states with compulsory head protector approaches reacted to Brenda Brown\'s review 10 states saw practically zero impact on enlistment 3 states reported provisional impact 1 state said sway differed relying upon staff demeanors in districts 1 state arrangement was too new to know impactSlide 38
Program declared, video required No cap program No cap program Helmets required Helmets required Larimer County\'s experience:Slide 39
Helmets are not customarySlide 40
Helmets are not conventional Let\'s make wellbeing a customSlide 41
Education or Policy? Concentrates on bike head protector use demonstrate instruction alone is less viable than a mix of training and cap necessities. Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, 1997Slide 42
Education or Policy? Ponders on bike head protector use demonstrate instruction alone is less viable than a mix of training and cap prerequisites. BOTH training and protective cap necessities for young people are required. Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, 1997Slide 43
Excerpts from "Damage in Colorado", Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005. (p. 65) Helmet use changes generally over the U.S., with higher use in states with head protector laws. Furthermore, kids living in families with grown-ups who reported continually utilizing bike head protectors were 3.6 times more prone to likewise dependably utilize bike caps when contrasted with youngsters living with grown-ups who did not generally utilize bike caps.Slide 44
Why a statewide strategy?Slide 45
Why a statewide approach? More productive – manage the issue onceSlide 46
Why a statewide approach? More proficient – manage the issue once Takes weight off region staff – diminishes struggleSlide 47
Why a statewide strategy? More productive – manage the issue once Takes weight off region staff – lessens struggle Easier to execute State Fair dramatic skill "incident" Larimer County pioneer exhorted individuals they didn\'t have to wear protective caps at State Fair "in light of the fact that (the Extension Agent) won\'t be there"Slide 48
Why a statewide arrangement? More productive – manage the issue once Takes weight off province staff – lessens strife Easier to actualize State Fair ability to entertain "incident" Larimer County pioneer exhorted individuals they didn\'t have to wear protective caps at State Fair "on the grounds that (the Extension Agent) won\'t be there" ALL our individuals merit great security p
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