• OSPI School Safety Tips for May

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    BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS

    • If you walk to school, stay on the sidewalk as much as possible.
    • Stop and look left and right-twice- before crossing the street.
    • Cross at crosswalks and keep an eye on cars to make sure they stop.

     

    • If you ride a bike to school, ride on the right side of the road, with traffic.
    • Stop completely before crossing traffic.
    • Wear properly fitted helmets and bright clothing.

     

    • If you ride the bus to school, stand 6 feet away from the curb or road.
    • Avoid trying to pick up anything that you may drop in the road, let the bus driver know and ask for help.
    • Avoid walking behind the bus.
    • Listen to the bus driver and remain seated while the bus is in motion.

     

    • Use both straps on your backpack to evenly distribute weight on your shoulders.
    • Don't overstuff backpacks.

     

    • CDC recommends everyone 12 years and older get a COVID vaccination.
    • CDC recommends children between the ages of 2 and 12 should wear a mask in public areas.

     

Check out the safety links below: