Are Your Storm Drills Prepared For Your Children?
There are many things to consider when planning your storm drills. You may need to consider the best way to teach these skills to your children in order to have a successful drill.
Children love to learn and it is often the case that parents will be worried about fire drills. The issue here though is that fire drills require fire safety equipment that can only be found in commercial fire departments. In order to give a child or teenager a glimpse of what to expect in a real life fire you should consider giving them the opportunity to experience the actual fire drill. There is always a danger of a child or teenager throwing things at a fire, but you can teach them that they can get burned if they do so.
It is quite simple to put together a simulation of a fire and have it held in your local city hall. All you will need is a long and narrow table, some flammable material, cardboard cut outs of firemen and fire engines, water buckets, light switches, tables legs and a wall mounted fire extinguisher. You could use cardboard cut outs of fires in real life as well.
This is certainly one way to simulate weather conditions, but is it realistic? With lightning, rain and wind you may not see the same effect. Instead of having people jumping around trying to put out fires or extinguish a fire, they may go into a daze and spend time just sitting around in the rain, drenched and wondering what is going on. You could also focus on the major causes of a fire and give an illustration of how to deal with them.
Storm drills, as well as fire drills, also require some fire safety equipment to be provided. You should think about this during your disaster planning. A fire extinguisher, as well as a fire axe, should be provided to everyone on the drill team. You may also want to purchase enough water for everyone, for the purposes of transporting.
Even when it comes to the safety of the child’s safety, there are ways to go about this. Some parents may opt to wear leather gloves, while others will choose to wear plastic gloves. The decision that you make should be based on your personal preferences and how comfortable you are with your child getting any kind of injury.
Children will not learn to use their body correctly if they are given harmful materials that are hard for them to grip and they will not be able to use their body correctly if they are injured. The children should be made to feel comfortable while participating in the drill, but with their safety being taken into consideration. In addition, if you feel that the weather is bad for weather drills, then your child’s safety should be taken into consideration. If you are in a hurricane or tornado drill and you are prepared to leave the building, then you should take this into consideration too.
If you are a parent who feels that you do not know enough about storm drills, then you should consider getting a book on this subject and learn more about it. This will ensure that you understand the safety issues that are involved and know exactly what to expect when it comes to this drill. You can find many articles and books online and in stores that are written by experts on this subject matter and will allow you to have an idea of what to expect from your child’s storm drills.