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North Carolina 4-H Presentation Guidelines: Safety

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Purpose/Objectives

  • To encourage and stimulate safe living in the home and in the community
  • To promote safety awareness among people at all times
  • To provide leadership for safety education and assist in promoting safety activities among all community residents.

Eligibility

Individuals or teams may compete. Each county may enter up to two participants in each age division.

  • 8-10 – 4-H’er must be 8 years old before January 1 of the current year and not have reached their eleventh birthday before January 1 of the current year.
  • 11-13 – 4-H’er must be eleven years old before January 1 of the current year and not have reached their thirteenth birthday before January 1 of the current year.
  • 14-18 – 4-H’er must be fourteen years of age before January 1 of the current year and not reached their nineteenth birthday before January 1 of the current year. Eligibility: Individuals or teams may compete.

Presentation Ideas

  • How to care for a burn victim
  • How to make a home first aid kit
  • How to prepare food for a safe picnic
  • How to prepare a snack for traveling or outdoor activities
  • How to be prepared for babysitting
  • How to provide medical treatments for bites, stings, or other injuries
  • Safety around the home and farm.
  • How to contact emergency care providers
  • Fire Safety
  • Electrical safety
  • School Bus Safety
  • Kids Identification
  • Pesticide Safety

Resources

  • Emergency care providers
  • Hospitals, Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Firemen
  • Internet searches
  • Electricians, etc.

Rules/Regulations

See NC 4-H Presentation Regulations.

Suggestions/Helpful Hints

  • Use good visuals.
  • Know the parts and principles associated with your specific topic.
  • Be prepared to answer questions.

Judging

  • Judges will review each presentation and complete a judge’s score sheet.
  • Judges will use their own discretion as to whether questions will or will not be asked.
  • The judge’s decisions will be final.

Awards