Power engineers from Demidovsky Distribution Zone of IDGC of Centre — Smolenskenergo division during the school year organize lessons on electrical safety in schools and day care centres in Demidovsky district of the Smolensk region.
First of all, experts conduct discussions with teachers and educators, give them information kits and sample lesson outlines for individual conduct of classes at school and tours, during which it can be shown what power lines and poles are, how a transformer substation looks like, as well as with what signs power engineers warn of high voltage hazard.
The power engineers tell educators and teachers about rules being in the proximity of energy facilities, teach them to “read” the warning signs, explain the basics of safe use of household electrical appliances. Special attention is paid to teaching adults to resuscitate people affected by the electric shock, and explain the nuances of resuscitation of children.
Demidovsky Distribution Zone annually participates in the commission for accepting schools and pre-schools for the new school year. During the check drawbacks are identified and eliminated that affect the risk of electric shock for people. Such systematic work has been done since 2005, which in turn, gave its result — in 2012 no serious drawbacks that require immediate attention.
“We have 16 schools and 6 pre-schools in our district. We started the
In addition to educational work the Distribution Zone conducts professional orientation. To attract young people to the energy industry the power engineers annually give tours for high school leavers of the district on the premises of the 110/35/10 kV “Demidov” substation.