Child care providers are responsible for the health and safety of children in their care. Care providers can reduce illness and injuries by carefully preparing bottles, removing inappropriate toys that may be choking hazards, preventing access to dangerous items such as electrical outlets and cords, and providing secure education and play areas for all age groups. This lesson addresses health hazards found in child care facilities and methods of preventing illness among children. It also discusses safety hazards, along with indoor and outdoor safety practices and proper equipment maintenance.
Infant and Toddler: Health and Safety
2 Hour/ .2 CEU
- After reading about illnesses, participant will be able to recall methods of preventing illness among children through a multiple-choice quiz.
- After reading about indoor safety, participant will be able to recall safety practices for indoor areas of a child care facility through a multiple-choice quiz.
- After reading about outdoor safety, participant will be able to identify safety hazards associated with outdoor areas of a child care facility through a multiple-choice quiz.
Enrollment in this course expires in 12 months from the date of payment.