# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1781492009

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify fire safety procedures for the home.

Definition

Identification should include
  • location of fire extinguishers
  • use of fire extinguishers (P-A-S-S)
  • use of smoke detectors, including battery check
  • proper emergency response to fire (R-A-C-E)
  • use of evacuation plan
  • precautions needed when using oxygen.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What sequence of events should you implement when responding to a fire in the home?
  • What behaviors are essential in an emergency?
  • How can you identify areas and situations with a high potential for fire?
  • What are the three types of fire extinguishers? How do their use and operation differ?
  • What safety precautions should be taken with a client receiving oxygen?

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Home Health Aide