# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492004

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate techniques for the safe use of home electrical equipment.

Definition

Demonstration should include precautions involved with
  • using extension cords
  • replacing light bulbs
  • disposing of batteries
  • using large and small appliances
  • using personal electrical equipment (e.g., heating pad, hair dryer, curling iron, electric razor)
  • using and storing electrical equipment near water sources.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you summarize electrical safety procedures?
  • What precautions are necessary when applying a heating pad to a client?
  • Why should electrical equipment not be used near water sources?
  • What can be the consequences of electrical shock?
  • What are some alternative methods for battery disposal?

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