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National Safety Month Gun Safety Campaign

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0240 - Proper Maintenance of Life Saving Tools

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It is really a pretty simple. Life saving tools have to work. Your seat belts must function every time you wreck your car. Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and sprinklers must work every time there is a fire. You should be getting the point. When your life is on the line you must have well maintained equipment. I have talked about some of the pass times I have pursued in my younger years. Among them were climbing and diving. Both pretty intense when it comes to life saving gear. You better bet that as a climber I took pretty good care of my harness, rope, carabiners and rack. Ignoring any signs of wear or damage could have deadly consequences in what would normally be a routine fall. Routine inspections and replacement of worn gear was a regular occurrence. The same was true with my diving gear. Being at 165' of 40' fresh water is no less dangerous that 165' off the deck. If gear fails the consequences are catastrophic. Maintenance takes place on an annual basis or at the first sign of any problems. Why would we treat our self-defense handgun any differently. We shouldn't.

0179 - Yard Work Safety

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Although yard work can be a chore, I actually look forward to yard work. It is a time to catch up on podcasts I like to listen to, clear my mind and focus on safety and try to catch up with the Joneses. I usually accomplish all my tasks but one. Screw the Joneses.

0156 - Third Party Defense

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Today's show is the third in a pretty loose series of episodes designed to help us to decide if we should get involved in situation that are taking place around us. Remember that to even have the opportunity to make a choice in the situations we are referring to in these shows, we have to be aware. Without awareness we are simply going to be bumbling in and out of situations without conscious control. We never want to give up control of our destiny so start out by being aware.