SSI Development Society in association with St. John Ambulance (India), Ambattur Local Centre, conducted awareness programme on safety measures to school students at Leo Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Anna Nagar, on January 5. There were discussions, inter-action sessions that dealt with first-aid, fire safety, and road safety measures. More than 50 students, teaching fraternity and school administrators participated.

S.S. Ramadoss, senior lecturer, St. John Ambulance, conducted the CPR demo with the help of mannequin. He informed the students that the condition of the person has to be ascertained and call 100, 101 and 108 if necessary. “After the first-aid treatment, the patient has to be sent to the nearest hospital to get complete treatment. He told that the first-aid is only a preliminary effect to minimise the pain and reduce bleeding.” he added.

He advised the students to wear helmet while riding two-wheelers and wear a seat belt while driving car. He asked the participants not to use mobile phone while driving or crossing roads. He elaborated the emergency procedures to be followed and insisted on the importance of periodical maintenance of air-conditioners and other electrical equipment.

R.A. Mohamed Kamal, president, SSI Development Society, presided and asked the students to adhere to road safety measures.

Organised by SSI Development Society in association with St. John Ambulance (India), Ambattur Local Centre

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