Injury Control and Safety – Safe Paddling

RCWT has a in place a broad-based community oriented injury control program. This program is based on the Haddon Matrix in order to address pre-event, event and post-event phases of an incident. Combed into the Matrix are info-graphic’s and seasonal alerts for Safe Paddling. Subjective risks and objectives factors are analyzed to determine the cumulative role of injury’s and incidents. For additional information and or to get involved in the RCWT Safe Paddle Program contact Rancocas Pathways ingvarja@verizon.net

Venn Diagram appreciates the junction of 3 areas enhances and increases preventable injuries.
  • All ways wear your life jacket (PFD).
  • Leave and Follow a Float Plan
  • Don’t Paddle Alone
  • Scout Before Paddling
Contact the American Canoe Association or the American Kayak Association for training programs in kayaking, likewise check out local paddling clubs and organizations

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