Power warnings for Suffolk children
SCHOOLCHILDREN are receiving hard-hitting safety lessons aimed at teaching them about the hazards of electricity.EDF Energy Networks is holding the sessions for about 300 children to warn them of the dangers of playing near substations, underground cables and overhead lines.
SCHOOLCHILDREN are receiving hard-hitting safety lessons aimed at teaching them about the hazards of electricity.
EDF Energy Networks is holding the sessions for about 300 children to warn them of the dangers of playing near substations, underground cables and overhead lines.
Among those taking part will be pupils at St Mary's Primary in All Saints Road, Creeting St Mary toward the end of this month.
Students from All Saints Primary School in Framlingham Road, Laxfield, have already attended the hour-long sessions.
EDF Energy Networks education adviser Mark Jones said: “The children really benefit from the visits and learn valuable safety lessons which will last them a lifetime.
“The interactive structure of the workshops really makes the hard-hitting messages accessible to the children and teaches them to have a responsible attitude towards electricity.”
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Any school or educational group that would like to increase awareness of electricity among pupils can contact EDF's education team on 01473 294515.
A special website has been set up to teach children about the wonders and dangers of electricity.
The Power Up website www.edfenergy.com/powerup is aimed at students aged seven to 14 and also provides information for teachers and parents.