Handling disasters is an important skill your child needs to have. Whether it is an earthquake or a fire breakout, it is always wise to have an escape plan and practice them repeatedly with your family, as safety drills. These safety drills are a big part of fire safety, and they adequately prepare your child for what she or he needs to do in an emergency disaster situation.
From staying low on the ground if there is excessive smoke to rolling on the floor if the clothes are on fire, there are many safety measures you can teach your child that might come in handy. But practising a fire drill is a must. An article in www.firesafetyforkids.com advices, “Find two ways out of every room in case one way is blocked by fire or smoke. Practice escaping by both routes to be sure windows are not stuck and screens can be taken out quickly. Choose a meeting place outside, so you will know that everyone has gotten out safely. NEVER go back into a burning building for any reason. If someone is missing, tell the fire fighters. They have the clothing and equipment to safely rescue people.”
As the famous saying goes, ‘practice leads to perfection’, and fire safety drills are no exceptions. And in this case, it might even save a life. Go through this ClipBook to learn more about fire safety drills and how to practice them with your child.
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By performing a fire drill, it will give your children the chance to practice the instructions that have been imparted to them in the fire safety and other health and safety training they should have been given.
This is a very informative short video about fire safety education for children and how to go about conducting activities that focus on fire safety for young children.
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