Safety Ambassador

Thank you for taking time to administer the Safe-T-Riders© program. The Foundation believes by teaching young children the safe riding rules on elevators, escalators and moving walks we can help prevent unnecessary accidents. Below are step by step instructions for conducting the presentation.


PRIOR TO PRESENTATION:

PRESENTATION:

  • Pre-video discussion of program (what are elevators, escalators, moving walks and where they can be found)
  • Show SAFE T RIDERS Video
  • Go over safety rules for elevators, escalators and moving walkways.
  • ELEVATORS AND ESCALATORS SAFETY RULES
    • ELEVATORS:
      1. Watch your step.
      2. Leave closing doors alone.
      3. If doors don’t open ring alarm button and wait.
      4. If there is a fire in the building use stairs.
    • ESCALATORS
      1. Step on and off carefully.
      2. People only – NO strollers, carts, animals, luggage.
      3. Hold the handrail.
      4. Take care of younger children, never leave unattended.
      5. Do not touch the sides below the handrail.
      6. Stand facing forward. 

  • Verbally quiz kids in a fun way; asking them questions about riding safely. Engage them and encourage answers when they raise their hands.
    • Sample Question: Should you hold the handrail on an escalator or not? Make these simple.
  • Give children the activity sheets , certificates and Safety Rider coloring cut-outs .  

  • Give children the activity sheets , certificates and Safety Rider coloring cut-outs .  
  • Congratulate them on learning how to ride elevators, escalators and moving walkways safely and becoming Safe-T-Riders themselves!


AFTER PRESENTATION:


For questions or to request additional program information, please contact Alison Whittaker at eesfcfoundationcanada@gmail.com