Develop a schedule for safety.
- scheduling the tasks in accordance with an accepted sequence and at accepted times
- following federal and state laws and regulations, local ordinances, and employer safety guidelines, in adherence to OSHA and U.S. Department of Labor standards
- training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid
- including equipment maintenance in the safety schedule.
- What are the differences between state laws and local ordinances regarding safety?
- Why are strict standards of cleanliness and equipment maintenance important?
- How can employees be made aware of essential safety codes?
- What resources are available for governing safety?
- How should an employee report a safety violation?
- What strategies are used by managers to ensure that laws and regulations are met?
- What resources are available for management to learn about new government codes?
Related Standards of Learning
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
- Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
- Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
- Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
- Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
- Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand how the nation grew and changed from the end of Reconstruction through the early twentieth century by
- explaining the westward movement of the population in the United States, with emphasis on the role of the railroads, communication systems, admission of new states to the Union, and the impact on American Indians;
- analyzing the factors that transformed the American economy from agrarian to industrial and explaining how major inventions transformed life in the United States, including the emergence of leisure activities;
- examining the contributions of new immigrants and evaluating the challenges they faced, including anti-immigration legislation;
- analyzing the impact of prejudice and discrimination, including “Jim Crow” laws, the responses of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, and the practice of eugenics in Virginia;
- evaluating and explaining the social and cultural impact of industrialization, including rapid urbanization; and
- evaluating and explaining the economic outcomes and the political, cultural, and social developments of the Progressive Movement and the impact of its legislation.
The student will apply social science skills to understand political and social conditions in the United States during the early twenty-first century by
- assessing the development of and changes in domestic policies, with emphasis on the impact of the role the United States Supreme Court played in defining a constitutional right to privacy, affirming equal rights, and upholding the rule of law;
- evaluating and explaining the changes in foreign policies and the role of the United States in a world confronted by international terrorism, with emphasis on the American response to 9/11 (September 11, 2001);
- evaluating the evolving and changing role of government, including its role in the American economy; and
- explaining scientific and technological changes and evaluating their impact on American culture
The student will apply social science skills to understand the changes in European nations between 1800 and 1900 by
- explaining the roles of resources, capital, and entrepreneurship in developing an industrial economy;
- analyzing the effects of the Industrial Revolution on society and culture, with emphasis on the evolution of the nature of work and the labor force, including its effects on families and the status of women and children;
- describing how industrialization affected economic and political systems in Europe, with emphasis on the slave trade and the labor union movement;
- assessing the impact of Napoleon and the Congress of Vienna on political power in Europe;
- explaining the events related to the unification of Italy and the role of Italian nationalism; and
- explaining the events related to the unification of Germany and the role of Bismarck.