School Safety Training program held
Srinagar, May 26: The Divisional Administration has organized a School Safety Training program at Government High School Panthachowk, an official handout Thursday said adding prominent personalities including Daniel O’ Malley, Head of International Committee of Red Cross and Liz of Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) interacted with the students there.
“Divisional Disaster Management Cell, in collaboration with School Education Deptt, J&K State Red Cross Society, Civil Defence Organization, Fire & Emergency Services and Youth Services & Sports Department are conducting six days School Safety & Disaster Preparedness Programme,” it added.
Fifty seven students, teachers and the school Principal, Sabiya Drabu are participating in the training programme.
“During the training, the students and teachers are being introduced to Red Cross/ Red Crescent movement and Civil Defence Organisation setup. The trainees are taught the basics of First Aid, process of performing the Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and handling of casualties, procedure of lifting injured,” it added.
The Divisional Disaster Management Cell head Aamir Ali said they were also “taught procedure to handle patients with severe bleeding, wounds, fractures, spine injuries, burns and cases involving choking, animal/snake bites and procedure of preparing make-shift stretchers.”
While interacting with the students, Ali said: “The trainees performed CPR on rubberised dummy models, provided by the organisers and evinced keen interest in mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.”
Given the frequent incidents of fire, he said , the students were educated about various categories and common causes of fires, its preventive measures and methods of extinguishing fire with the help of portable fire-extinguishers.
“The trainees were explained about the precautions to be taken while handling LPG,” he added.
Meanwhile on the instructions of Divisional Commissioner, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, the Addl Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Muhammad Akbar Ganai reviewed the training program.
Those who interacted with the trainees include Dr GM Dar, HOD Disaster Management Centre, IMPA, Mauzam Bakshi, Dy Chief Warden, Civil Defence; Ashfaq Ahmed, Shazia Kawos, Dr Anila and Fayaz Ahmed from J&K State Red Cross Society; Dr I Bali, Trainer from Red-R; Dr Fayaz Ahmed from Bone & Joint Hospital; Rafiq Ahmed and (Dy SP) Dy Controller, Abdul Gaffar.
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