Participating High Schools

Workshops Theme 2 Group C

Japan(Niigata) Takada High School

School Introduction Video

Presentation Summary

Title How to eliminate accidents when removing snow on roofs in a heavy snow region.
Survey Introduction When we researched snow damage, we found that many people died when removing snow. Therefore, we thought we want to solve the issue.
Method Using the Internet and books.
Subject The current way we melt snow / The problem of the methods
Results ・ The equipment cannot melt snow when it breaks down.
・It costs much money for the installation, the maintenance and the fuel.
Issues  ・ Putting and using machines costs much money so they got serious burden for elderly people who can’t remove snow by themselves.
Action Plan ・In order to prevent accidents when removing snow, the local government should carry out “Middle Stays”: elderly people live at nursing homes in a fixed period.