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Video: Safety standards ignored by the school authority cost the life of three-year-old girl who died in school lift

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Hyderabad: Child Rights Activists claims that many schools in Hyderabad ignore safety Standards. This ignorance of safety standards by Sri Chaitanya Star Kids School cost the life of three-year-old girl, Syeda Xainab Fatima Jaffery who died in an elevator after her head got stuck between the doors of the elevator.

Many nursery schools in Hyderabad ignores the safety measures and do not meet the safety standards instructed by authorities.

 

As per the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions Rules, 1993, schools must have safety measures as per the standards of National Building Code for Educational Institutions, and Indian Standards Code but only few schools fulfill it. Norm includes width and rise of corridors, staircases etc. It also includes fire fighting norms.

 

Child Rights Activists also said that if small children climb or take elevator then their safety is compromised.