This title looks at the safety and security needs of children in group childcare settings. It identifies potential dangers in both the indoor and outdoor environment, shows how to prevent accidents and helps you to increase the children’s awareness of safety issues.
To provide a safe environment for children you must: ensure that the environment and equipment is checked for safety; know how to supervise children’s safety and encourage them to be aware of their own safety; know why accidents happen and how to prevent them; understand the safety issues when taking children out of the setting.
Subjects covered include:
Maintaining a Safe Environment • Security • Damaged Equipment • Sharp Objects • Water • Electrical Equipment • Outdoor Play • Supervising Children's Safety • Why Accidents Happen and How to Prevent Them • Choking and Suffocation • Falls • Burns and Scalds • Poisoning • Dealing with Accidents and Emergencies • Teaching Children about Safety • Keep Safe on Outings • Child Abuse
Children and Young People's Workforce Level 2 Certificate
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) 2017 (3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.50, 3.51, 3.54, 3.55, 3.64, 3.65)