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Take Safety Home!
September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kifissia’ EMD event was based on Imerys Safety Connect Day theme “Mobile Equipment and Pedestrian Safety”, but this time with the participation of 60 children of Imerys employees as well as 40 children from “SOS Children Village” (NGO protecting interests and rights of children). A Road Safety Educational Programs designed by Traffic Safety experts (Pedagogues and Traffic Engineers) of Road Safety Institute (R.S.I.) “Panos Mylonas” took place on September 23rd, 2017 in order to “take safety home”. The event included the following three initiatives:
- Pedestrians Educational Programs “Be a Knight of Road Safety” and “In Traffic with Safety” for 30 children 5-8 years old. Children learnt about traffic safety through experiential learning games: Walking safely on the pavement, stop at the edge of the pavement, crossing the road and playing safely at the neighborhood.
- Bike Educational Program “Cycling Safely” for 35 children 9-12 years old, designed in cooperation with the Deusche VerkesWacht (German Road Safety Organization). They learnt about safe cycling, under the guidance and supervision of RSI educators, while it was promoted the team spirit and the active participation in a playful way.
- Traffic Educational Program “Do it Right” for teenagers. The program taught, through experiential learning, 35 teenagers about road safety and safe behaviors on traffic under the guidance of RSI scientific stuff. They had the opportunity to experience the sense of risk and the importance of seatbelt during collision (Belt sledge simulator) as well as the risk of driving under the influence of alcohol (Alco goggles)