Friday, May 20, 2016

Tips for Safety While Traveling

By Rose Kreller of Midwest Medical Waste, Inc.

Summer time often brings about vacations. Here are some tips for a safe trip.

Before You Go
  • Research basic information about your destination
  • Leave a copy of your itinerary with a family member or friend.
  • Make sure your vehicle is in good working order if you are driving.
  • Get copies of maps of your destinations and attractions that you plan to visit.
  • Travel light.
  • Be sure to pack medications needed. Pack an extra pair of glasses if you have them.
  • Don’t bring a lot of cash/credit cards. Instead, use one or two cards and a small amount of cash.  Alert you credit card company that you will be traveling and where.
  • Don’t pack valuables.
  • Make sure baggage is labeled with your name and phone number.

At The Airport
  • Don’t leave baggage unattended.
  • Don’t accept packages from strangers.
  • Report suspicious activities. Be alert to your surroundings

On The Road
  • Wear your seatbelt.
  • If you get drowsy, take a break. Stop and walk around or grab a bite to eat.
  • Avoid texting or using cell phone while driving.
  • Plan ahead and check road/weather conditions.
  • Always park in well-lit areas and keep your doors locked.

At The Hotel
  • Note where fire exits, alarms and extinguishers are location.
  • Keep hotel room locked.
  • If you are meeting a visitor, have them meet you in the lobby instead of your room
  • Don’t get in the elevator with suspicious strangers.

Out and About
  • Pay attention to your surroundings.
  • Don’t accept rides from strangers.
  • Keep a low profile and avoid large crowds, demonstrations or public confrontations.
  • Stay in well-lit and well-traveled places.
We hope that as you travel, you have a safe, enjoyable trip!

Midwest Medical Waste, Inc.
PO Box 416
Manhattan, KS 66505
Office: 785-539-MEDI (6334)
Toll Free: 855-631-MEDI (6334)

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