Bus Safety

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Essential Questions: 

*How can I be personally and socially responsible during a bus emergency?
*What are MY personal responsibilities?

Content: 

*How to recognize an emergency
*How to respond in various situations

Skills and Processes: 

*Identify where safety equipment (fire extinguisher, cell phone, first aid kit) is located on bus
*Demonstrate timely bus evacuation
*Practice how to respond to an emergency -- setting the emergency brake, turning off the motor, evacuating the bus

Assessment: 

*Timed evacuation (state requirment)

Resources: 

*Oregon State Bus Safety Guidelines

Multicultural Dimension: 

Busses are used all over the world and the precautions used could save lives regardless of the location of an accident