Students with osteogenesis imperfecta have bones that break easily. In spite of the urgency of a school bus evacuation, these passengers must be moved slowly and carefully.
Students who have suffered a traumatic brain injury or near drowning will require close physical safeguards and assistance in a bus evacuation. The commotion could set off a seizure.
Part 3 of this series focuses on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), which is a group of inherited diseases that cause progressive muscle degeneration and weakness. Knowing how to carry passengers with this condition on an evacuation device and including a nurse in training drills will help to ensure their safety.
Part 2 of this series focuses on Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which causes deterioration of muscle tissue in boys. Knowing how to lift these passengers properly is critical for a safe emergency exit from the bus.
A physical therapist explains common disabilities and how they affect school bus emergency evacuations. This article, focusing on students with cerebral palsy, is the first in a series.
This webinar will examine how to close the gap between planning and analysis and establish an active crisis management team and strategy that focuses on real-world execution and resolution.
Attendees will learn security considerations for large campus infrastructures in densely populated urban centers as well as methods for securing a regional or distributed healthcare system environment.