Media Advisory/Photo Op - Life-saving lessons taught at annual CAA camp

THORNHILL, ON, July 11, 2014 /CNW/ -

What:

Over 150 CAA School Safety Patrollers will learn bus evacuation drills, first aid skills, proper use of a fire extinguisher and patrol captain duties. It is all part of CAA South Central Ontario's (CAA SCO) annual leadership camp in partnership with St. John's Ambulance, Oshawa Fire Services and 10 police services from across the region.



When:

Wednesday July 16, 2014




10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon:


CAA School Safety Patrollers learn bus safety rules, first aid skills and how to properly use a fire extinguisher.




1 p.m. – 2 p.m.:


Peel Police Explosive Disposal Unit


A lunch-time presentation by Peel police officers includes the explosive containment unit and robot. (Subject to change)



Who:

Leslie Rocha, Community Relations Specialist, CAA SCO


Paul Hunt, Oshawa Fire Services


Al Scott, Sergeant, Peel Regional Police Service



Where:

Camp Samac (Council Hall across from swimming pool)


275 Conlin Rd. E.


Oshawa, ON

As a leader and advocate for road safety and mobility, CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club which represents the interests of more than 1.9 million members. For over a century, CAA has collaborated with communities, police services and governments to help keep drivers and their families safe while travelling on our roads.

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SOURCE CAA South Central Ontario

For further information: Media Contact: Silvana Aceto, Media and PR Consultant, 60 Commerce Valley Drive East, Thornhill, ON L3T 7P9, sace@caasco.ca, Office: (905) 771-3194, Cell: (416) 209-4930