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Transcript for Tailgate Safety Intro

Our group of hunters are now taking a break. They’ve been hunting all morning and are meeting back at their truck to catch up and see how everyone’s hunt has been going. See if you can identify any unsafe behavior.

Did any of the hunters violate any safe firearm handling rules? Let’s take a closer look at this scenario. So this time, you should have clearly seen that our hunter to the right was resting his muzzle on his foot. According to the National Hunting Accident statistics, self-inflicted injuries are all too common. Most are due to careless firearm handling by hunters who ignore their muzzle control. Close-range gunshot wounds are always serious and many times fatal.

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