The Telegraph
Thursday , August 21 , 2014
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Safety Week kicks off

Traffic rules, evacuation drills in case of fire and using social networking sites wisely are what students of Kerala Public School, Kadma, will learn this week.

The Safe Club of Kerala Public School inaugurated Safety Week on Wednesday. Chandra Sharan, Tata Steel senior manager of communication (corporate safety), was the chief guest at the event that also saw the presence of the director of Kerala Public School Sharat Chandran, principal Sharmila Mukherjee, teachers and students.

Students spread the message of Be Safe, Be Happy with a dance. They also displayed and explained the use of a first-aid box.

Principal Mukherjee spoke on the relentless efforts put in by the club’s safe wardens to sensitise children. Badges and tokens of appreciation were handed out to them.

To make students tackle a real disaster, fire and evacuation drills have been slotted on Thursday. Classes XI and XII students will also learn about cyber safety, Indian cyber laws, dos and don’ts on Internet and correct use of social media.

Safety Week ends on August 23.