Safety Resources Page
This page contains information about various safety resources and safety presentations both inside and outside of Civil Air Patrol
CAP Safety Education Requirements are described in CAPR 62-1, CAP Safety Responsibilities & Procedures, 25 March 2011. All members must be in compliance with the provisions of this regulation in order to participate in CAP activities, missions, exercises, meetings and to operate or ride as passenger in any CAP aircraft or vehicle.
To view an informational "white paper" document titled CAP Safety Education Requirements, click HERE. This document has been revised to include information form the 25 March 2011 revision to CAPR 62-1.
SPECIAL SAFETY EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR WING AND GROUP STAFF MEMBERS:
To view the Wing Commander's Memorandum describing the completion of safety education for wing and group staff members, click HERE.
Operational Risk Safety Briefings (ORS)
ORS Briefings are mandatory for all activities. Documentation of individual participation is not required. For more information about ORS Briefings, see CAPR 62-1, CAP Safety Responsibilities & Procedures.
The CAP Form 62, CAP Standard Safety Briefing Card, is available to assist members in providing a basic safety briefing, if needed.
Click HERE for CAP Form 62.
The Safety Presentations in this box are PowerPoint Presentations. These may be opened or saved to your computer for your use. When presenting the presentations, present them as a slide show. These presentations are CAP Safety Education Presentations. If you wish to receive credit toward your personal Safety Currency, access these presentations through the CAP eServices Online Safety Education application. This allows you to view the presentation and take the completion quiz.
Wind Chill Index (NHQ)
Lightning Safety (NHQ)
Downed Power Lines (NHQ)
Taking the High Ground - Personal Safety During a Flood (NHQ)
Spatial Disorientation (NHQ)
Fundamentals of Fire Extinguishers (NHQ)
Hurricane Preparedness and Awareness (NHQ)
Geotagging Safety (NHQ)
Birdstrike Awareness (NHQ)
Winter Driving Safety (NHQ)
The Air Force Safety Center
The Air Force Safety Center Magazines
AOPA Air Safety Foundation
Flight Safety Foundation
Soaring Safety Foundation
FAA Safety Videos On-line
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
NTSB Aircraft Accident Search by Date
NTSB Aircraft Accident Database Query
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA Callback Newsletters
Aviation Safety Network
Virtual Flight Surgeons
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Safe Tips - Useful Information from A to Z (U.S. Navy)
Safety Presentations from the U.S. Navy Safety Center
American Red Cross
Air Force Safety - Avian Hazard Advisory System (AHAS)
FAA Safety Briefing Reference Page
SKYBrary Aviation Safety
FAA Aeronautical Navigation Products - No Fees
This list of suggested Seasonal Safety Education Topics is neither all-inclusive nor is it mandatory. Units should select Safety Education Topics appropriate to the unit membership and types of planned activities. Units may adjust the scheduling of safety education topics based on the needs of the unit. Topics marked (F) are most appropriate for units with assigned aircraft or assigned flight crew members.
FAA Form 8740-5, Safety Improvement Report:
This form is provided for you to offer ideas for program improvement or to report hazards on or adjacent to airport traffic patterns; incomplete, inaccurate or obsolete flight data (charts or publications); malfunctioning navigation aids; contaminated fuel; etc. This report is not intended to be used to report violations of Federal Aviation Regulations.
To access FAAForm 8740-5, Safety Improvement Report, click HERE.