Dubai: Emirates Transport Media Dept.
In its continued efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Emirates Transport (ET) produced a short illustrative video in Arabic, English and Urdu about the precautionary measures it has applied on board its school buses.
Khalid Shukur, manager of the Environment, and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Department said: “The short informative film comes as a continuation of the precautionary efforts and the extensive measures taken by ET to enhance the safety of its clients and employees, especially school students.
“The short video includes cartoon illustrations and is directed at both students and their families across all academic and university levels, and it provides a series of detailed information in a simplified manner about the precautionary measures, procedures and tasks to be followed on board the school bus”.
Shukur called on members of the public, especially students and their families, and anyone involved in school transport operations, to watch the film carefully so they can be fully informed on all procedures of the transport operation. He also stressed the importance of cooperation of parents by guiding their children to adhere to the required steps that were mentioned in the instructional film.
The OHS Manager pointing out that the short video was widely published through ET’s various media and social networking platforms including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, which can be found through the handle @EmiratesTrans.
It is noteworthy that Emirates Transport, the largest and oldest school transport operator in the UAE, is contracted to transport approximately 265,000 students registered in public and private schools throughout the country with the start of the new academic year 2020/2021.
The company operates 7,229 school buses that have been fitted and prepared according to the highest and latest safety standards.