Practice emergency and safety procedures used in an early childhood environment.
Practice should include
- performing infant and child CPR certification first-aid procedures
- conducting or participating in safety drills (e.g., lockdown, tornado)
- implementing incident or accident reporting procedures
- demonstrating possible prevention techniques for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Syndrome (SUIDS)
- adhering to procedures for universal precautions (i.e., bloodborne pathogens)
- adhering to requirements of Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), where applicable.
- What are the emergency procedures that are used in an early childhood education setting? How and when will these practice drills take place?
- What items should be taken with the teacher and student in case of an emergency evacuation?
- What type of emergency information will need to be discussed with the preschool child?
- How will the necessity of practice drills be communicated to staff, students, and parents?
- Where in the school should emergency information be posted?
- How do practice emergency drills lead to safer educational environments?
- What types of local, state, and federal practice drills need to occur?
- How will preschool students be managed during practice emergency drills?
- Who is responsible for overseeing the practice drills?
- Why is it important to involve area law enforcement and emergency personal in the development of safety procedures and drills?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand the role of government in the Virginia and United States economies by
- describing the provision of government goods and services that are not readily produced by the market;
- describing government’s establishment and maintenance of the rules and institutions in which markets operate, including the establishment and enforcement of property rights, contracts, consumer rights, labor-management relations, environmental protection, and competition in the marketplace;
- investigating and describing the types and purposes of taxation that are used by local, state, and federal governments to pay for services provided by the government;
- analyzing how Congress can use fiscal policy to stabilize the economy;
- describing the effects of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy on price stability, employment, and the economy; and
- evaluating the trade-offs in government decisions.