WY 3.0 hours Personal Safety - Course Syllabus
3.0 Elective Hours
Agents work out in the field as well as in an office environment. Because they are in the field, they need to be aware of having clothing that can promote their safety and protect against the elements.
Hypothermia is when the body temperature becomes dangerously low due to the cold. Hypothermia occurs when the body loses more heat than it can produce. It is usually the result of being exposed to very cold temperatures. The symptoms can include shivering, confusion, memory loss, hallucinations, and drowsiness.
It is important to keep yourself safe by dressing appropriately. This might include rain gear, a snowsuit, boots, warm jackets, umbrellas, gloves or mittens, and layered clothing for transitions from indoors to outdoors.
During inclement weather, drive only if absolutely necessary. If you must drive, travel in the day and keep others informed of your schedule. Let someone know your route. If your car gets stuck along the way, help can be sent along with your predetermined route.
With a little planning, you can stay safe from the elements. This course contains tips and suggestions to help you stay safe while working in the field. It is a must have course for the real estate professional.