INDIACSR News Network
JAMSHEDPUR: In an endeavor to promote safety in the city schools and to implement school safety, SAFE, Tata Steel had organized a training programme for safety trainers of various schools today at Centre for Excellence. Two safety sessions were held wherein the gathering deliberated on topics such as fire safety measures in school, electrical safety, laboratory safety, transportation safety, emergency preparedness, general housekeeping etc.
The programme was organized basis the idea that the level of preparedness needs to be extended to all the schools in our vicinity. School administration needs to be ready to handle emergencies, small or large, keep children and staff how to be safe. The sessions also aimed at addressing emergencies in schools in a speedy and effective manner.
The welcome address was delivered by Ms Chandra Sharan, Convenor, SAFE and Senior Manager, Communication (Corporate Safety and Health), Tata Steel, who steered the programme further. While introducing the theme of the programme, Ms Ruchi Narendran, Co-Chairperson, SAFE, said, “Through effective implementation of School Safety Check list we can make our schools safe.” She also mentioned about the forthcoming programmes which SAFE will be organizing in association with Tata Steel.
Ms Surekha Nerurkar, Chairperson, SAFE, added, ‘’Safe has been doing a commendable job; still we need to do them in a more planned and structured way. Initiatives such as this will help us to reach our desired goal’’. Mr Upender Yadav and Rakesh Joshi of Safety and Ergonomics Department also addressed the sessions. The final vote of thanks was delivered by Mr S K Singh, Senior Manager Training, Corporate Safety, Tata Steel.
The objective of the programme, to sensitize the safety trainers on issues of disaster preparedness in the school community, was well comprehended. Before the conclusion of the programme a question-answer round was also organized at the end of the sessions wherein the participants clarified their doubts with the organizers. Different schools shared the best practices followed at their respective schools. At the end Ms Chandra Sharan requested all school to send training requests for CPR Training, First Aid Training and Mock Drill which would be further implemented in schools.