Jun 10, 2021
In this episode, Libby talks to Johnny Farley, Area Health & Safety Manager at Rogers Group, about winning NSSGA’s seatbelt campaign slogan contest with: Why risk it? Just click it. Johnny explains how he came up with his slogan, and how his experience as a State Trooper underscored just how important seatbelt safety truly is. He shares the tragic story of responding to a fatal motor vehicle crash involving three teenagers, and how many of these fatal accidents on the highway and in the construction and mining industry could be prevented by simply wearing a seatbelt. Today’s conversation is an important reminder that seatbelts save lives, so, Why risk it? Just click it.
Toolbox Talk Discussion Questions
“I actually thought of the slogan about an hour after I received the email.”
“I explained to all three families that their children were killed because of being ejected, or partially ejected, from the vehicle. And unfortunately...a seatbelt would have most likely saved their lives.”
“This same story is echoed all too often in highway motor vehicle crashes and in the construction and mining industry.”
“The vast majority of these fatal incidents could have been prevented by simply wearing a seatbelt.”
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