“Keep Safe” road show comes to Letterkenny

first_imgUp to 100 children from Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Scoil Cholmcille and St. Patrick’s N.S. Lurgybrack attended a Health and Safety Authority ‘Keep Safe’ event last Thursday at the Aura Complex, Letterkenny.A range of state agencies and organisations came together to deliver the programme which is directed at 5th and 6th class pupils.It aims to promote safety and community awareness through involving the children in a series of interactive scenarios with a strong safety theme. Speaking at the event, Joanne Harmon, Education Manager with the Health and Safety Authority said, “The Keep Safe initiative teaches children about a whole range of hazards and situations, from safety around electricity, to farm and water safety.“All of the activities are design to be fun, interactive and informative. I would like to thank everyone who attended and participated in the event today. The enthusiasm of the pupils, their teachers and the agencies make this a really worthwhile event.”The aims of the one day ‘Keep Safe’ event are to help children to:* become aware of personal and home safety,* learn how to react to dangerous situations,* foster good citizenship,* learn how to recognise hazards and manage risks,* learn how to stay safe within the context of, for example, road safety, water * safety, fire safety and site safety. The agencies and organisations that were represented on the day include the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), Bus Eireann, Irish Water Safety, Coast Guard, Teagasc, Fire Services, Civil Defence, Donegal Mountain Rescue and An Garda Síochaná.“Keep Safe” road show comes to Letterkenny -Up to 100 children from Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál , Scoil Cholmcille and St. Patrick’s N.S. Lurgybrack attended a Health and Safety Authority ‘Keep Safe’ event on Thursday at the Aura Complex, Letterkenny. Pictured at the event is Brenda Guihan, HSa with Lurgybrack students. Photo Clive Wasson“Keep Safe” road show comes to Letterkenny -Up to 100 children from Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál , Scoil Cholmcille and St. Patrick’s N.S. Lurgybrack attended a Health and Safety Authority ‘Keep Safe’ event on Thursday at the Aura Complex, Letterkenny. Pictured at the event are members of the Garda Armed response unit doing one of there demonstrations. Photo Clive Wasson“Keep Safe” road show comes to Letterkenny -Up to 100 children from Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál , Scoil Cholmcille and St. Patrick’s N.S. Lurgybrack attended a Health and Safety Authority ‘Keep Safe’ event on Thursday at the Aura Complex, Letterkenny. Pictured at the event are students trying out the mountain rescue shelter. Photo Clive Wasson“Keep Safe” road show comes to Letterkenny -Up to 100 children from Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál , Scoil Cholmcille and St. Patrick’s N.S. Lurgybrack attended a Health and Safety Authority ‘Keep Safe’ event on Thursday at the Aura Complex, Letterkenny. Pictured at the event is Patrick Corr from the Civil defence as perform CPR training. Photo Clive Wasson“Keep Safe” road show comes to Letterkenny was last modified: March 12th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegaldrivingsafetylast_img

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