Awareness Day activities take place at Gozo College Kercem Primary
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Gozo College Kercem Primary, through the Health and Safety teacher Mr Joseph DeBrincat, organised an Awareness Day on Thursday, financed by the Kercem Local Council.
The exercise included a simulation of a car accident, with the participaion of a Year 6 student who called the Emergency Number 112. A team from the Civil Protection Department (Gozo Branch) and an ambulance with crew from the Gozo General Hospital arrived on the scene where they carried out a hands-on and exciting rescue exercise.
A nurse then delivered a brief talk regarding the ambulance crew role in a traffic accident scene.Afterwards, the students, staff and parents participated in a hands-on demonstration of a chip-pan and LPG gas fire. A fire blanket and appropriate extinguishers were used to tackle those fires.
Mr Peter Paul Mercieca, Station Officer CPD, highlighted the importance of preventing fire accidents in our homes and what one should do in case of an emergency. Staff and parents showed great interest in the whole event