Identify safety hazards and sanitation concerns of the home.
Identification should include
- environmental hazards (e.g., electrical hazards, cooking hazards, hazardous cleaning supplies, trip and slip hazards, waste management [including biohazards])
- sanitation concerns (including hand-washing procedures as well as food handling and storage).
- Why is it important to identify hazards in the home?
- What is the difference between safety hazards and sanitation concerns?
- What can be some of the consequences if sanitation practices are not followed?
- How should a professional document safety and sanitation concerns?
- How can communication between a family and the service provider be documented?
- What skills are necessary to correct safety hazards in the home?
- How can one obtain the needed skills to correct safety hazards in the home?
- What governing mandates are associated with safety and sanitation in the home?
- What form of documentation can be used to show that safety and sanitation problems have been resolved?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations in which
- observations of living organisms are recorded in the lab and in the field;
- hypotheses are formulated based on direct observations and information from scientific literature;
- variables are defined and investigations are designed to test hypotheses;
- graphing and arithmetic calculations are used as tools in data analysis;
- conclusions are formed based on recorded quantitative and qualitative data;
- sources of error inherent in experimental design are identified and discussed;
- validity of data is determined;
- chemicals and equipment are used in a safe manner;
- appropriate technology including computers, graphing calculators, and probeware is used for gathering and analyzing data, communicating results, modeling concepts, and simulating experimental conditions;
- research utilizes scientific literature;
- differentiation is made among a scientific hypothesis, theory, and law;
- alternative scientific explanations and models are recognized and analyzed; and
- current applications of biological concepts are used.
Other Related Standards
FCCLA National Programs
A Better You
Meet the Challenge
Working on Working
FCCLA: STAR Events (2019)
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Life Event Planning
National Programs in Action
National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Investigate health, wellness, and safety issues of individual and families with a variety of conditions that could influence their well-being.
Analyze management and living environment issues of individuals and family conditions that influence their well-being.