From: "Kennedy, Sheila" <s1kennedy**At_Symbol_Here**UCSD.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] teaching STOP! DROP! ROLL!
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2018 18:10:44 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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            We’ve all been teaching & learning  STOP! DROP! ROLL! for years and there are lots of training materials & images available to work with. My current favorite (for eye-catching & cute) is one with a Dalmatian hound. (List won’t let me attach pictures.)


I recently realized this instruction is more useful to those nearby than to the person on fire. It seems unlikely a victim with clothing on fire will remember anything (his/her clothing is on fire!!), but the nearest workers/students have a real chance to respond.. Is there any research on whether all this training has actually paid off in victim response?


“STOP your co-worker! DROP your colleague! ROLL your classmate!” isn’t as catchy, so I’m looking for images that show another person stopping, dropping & rolling the victim. A quick search  returned only one, from India. If you have (or are aware of) others, please let me know.


Sheila M. Kennedy, C.H.O.

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