Presentation on theme: "Let’s Be Ready Chickaloon Village Youth Safety Preparedness Lesson."— Presentation transcript:
Let’s Be Ready Chickaloon Village Youth Safety Preparedness Lesson
What Is An Emergency? 1.noun 2.a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action. Fire, earthquakes, and floods are all examples of emergencies.
How Do You Prepare For Emergencies? Have a plan! Practice safety drills! Prepare an emergency kit Communicate with parents and guardians Be aware Follow directions Always be prepared
Safety is Apart of Everything We Do What do you do to stay safe when riding in a car, or bike? Seatbelts and helmets are examples of things you use to keep safe.
Be Alert There are signs and sounds all around us to keep safe. EXIT Signs- tell us the way to get out fast Where do you see EXIT signs? Smoke Alarms- If there is a fire it will make a loud BEEP BEEP sound that tells you to get outside fast and to stay outside. Where do you see smoke alarms?
Emergency Plan Do you know your first and last name? Do you know your address? Do you know your phone number? Do you know where to go if there is an emergency?
If You Need Help Who Do You Ask? Our community has special helpers who are ready to help when we need it. Who would we ask to help in an emergency? Firefighters Peace Officers Police Officers Doctors Teachers Emergency responders
Emergency Plan Is a written plan that is shared with family friends and school. What is in a emergency plan? Emergency Contacts Emergency Meeting Place Local emergency numbers Police Station Fire Station Family Doctor Other important adult
Emergency Kit Copy of family emergency plan Extra copy of family health records and list of current medicine and dosage Extra copy of insurance cards First Aid Kit and Medications 3 day supply of water (1 gallon per person per day) 3 day supply of canned and dry food (can opener) Battery powered radio plus extra batteries Flash light (extra batteries) Tools Pet supplies Spare keys to house and car Blankets / Sleeping bags Utensils Trash Bags Warm gear and extra clothes (Prepare for the seasons)
And Remember Keep your kit handy Keep items in airtight plastic bags. Refill your kit with fresh water and batteries every 6 months.
Congratulations You have completed your emergency preparedness course