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Activities

The Fire & Rescue NSW RescuED presentation is divided into 4 activities. The total time allocated to the entire presentation is 1 hour 50 minutes.

The activities are designed to complement the school's existing PDHPE program for Stage 5 students. A member of the Fire & Rescue NSW will present the activities with support from the classroom teacher.

Activity 1: Rescue extrication demonstration

Issue

  • A practical demonstration simulating the rescue of a person from a motor vehicle

Resources required

  • Motor vehicle
  • Rescue equipment

Activity 2: Video case study

Issue

  • Factors that may lead to a road traffic accident
  • Consequences of involvement in a road traffic accident

Resources required

  • Television
  • Video or DVD player
  • Video/DVD case study - Tim's story

Activity 3: Discussion - causes and consequences

Issue

  • Factors that may lead to a road traffic accident
  • Issues for firefighters who attend the scene of a road traffic accident

Resources required

  • Television
  • Video or DVD player
  • Video/DVD

Activity 4: Risk reduction - what could you do?

Issue

  • Consequences of involvement in a road traffic accident
  • Identifying strategies to reduce risk

Resources required

  • Hot seat scenario cards