Choking Prevention Takes Center Stage: Rep Daley Files Bill Proposed by High School Students

By Sharon Aron Baron

According to the National Safety Council, choking is a leading cause of injury and death in the United States, with an average of nearly 4,000 related deaths reported annually.

Children, especially those under four, are at high risk for choking incidents. With this in mind, State Rep Dan Daley’s decision to file HB 585 is a proactive step towards ensuring the safety of students in public schools.

The inclusion of step-by-step instructions on emergency first aid for choking in public school cafeterias is an important aspect of this bill, according to Daley, and provides students, staff, and visitors with crucial information that can save a life in an emergency.

The bill idea came from students at McArthur High School in Hollywood.

Created as part of the Democracy in Action Initiative, which invites students to propose authentic and original bills for the Legislative Session.  Daley was proud to sponsor a student-proposed bill in the Florida House of Representatives.

“By requiring emergency first aid instructions for choking in public school cafeterias, this bill will ensure the health and safety of students in the event of an emergency,” said Daley.

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