Introduction About First Aid and Safety:
First Aid – is an immediate and temporary care given to a victim of an accident or sudden illness before the services of a physician is obtained. It is important to cultivate safety habits.
Need of First Aid and Safety:
Emergency procedures need to be in place and need to be followed. Being prepared and knowing what to do in an emergency can make a difference in the safety of yourself and others.
Teaching students the proper way to handle materials in the school laboratory should also help them learn correct handling of chemicals found at home or on the job. Good safety instruction must be continuous throughout the year.
Safety in the science laboratory requires common sense, preparation, and knowledge by teachers and students. Teachers make their laboratories safe by
- Planning and implementing instruction that provides students the information they need to conduct laboratory investigations safely.
Ensuring that functioning safety equipment is readily accessible in the laboratory.
Safety Rules :
The following general safety precautions for students
- Know the location of safety and first aid equipment, including fire extinguisher, safety shower, fire blanket, and eye wash.
- Do not engage in horseplay or other acts of carelessness.
- Dispose of wastes properly. Do not put matches in the sink. Broken glassware should be discarded in proper containers.
- Follow instructions explicitly.
Playing sports is a lot of fun. Take these five steps to prevent injuries so you can stay in the game:
- Wear protective gear, such as helmets, protective pads, and other gear.
- Warm up and cool down.
- Know the rules of the game.
- Watch out for others.
- Don’t play when you’re injured.
The following are the central issues in safeguarding you and your home from fire:
- Take sensible safety measures around your home to avoid fire hazards
- Install at least one smoke alarm on each floor level (for optimum use the smoke alarm on each floor should be located on the ceiling and should be checked regularly).
Safety in the Kitchen:
- Install a fire extinguisher and fire blanket and familiarise yourself with their use.
- Take care and never leave the cooker unattended when using deep fat fryers, hot cooking oil and chip pans. If the cooking oil catches fire, use a fire blanket to put it out. Do not move the pan or use water to extinguish flames.
Take steps to be safe when walking on roadways. This includes exercising caution at intersections and crosswalks and increasing your visibility at night by wearing retro-reflective clothing and carrying flashlights.
Pedestrians—people who travel by foot, wheelchair, stroller, or similar means—are among the most vulnerable users of the road.
Safety While Swimming :
Do not run around the edges of the pool. The area around the pool can be slippery, especially when kids have been splashing around. Be careful when you get in and out of the pool. If there is a handrail, use it. When you go in the water, swim only where you feel comfortable. Do not go farther or deeper than you can handle. At beaches swim parallel to the shore, and stay inside roped-off areas.
Safety Tips While Driving :
All children under four years of age must wear an approved child restraint when travelling in a car for improved safety.
It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure that all passengers in the car are wearing a seatbelt or a child restraint. Drivers must now also ensure that adult passengers wear a seatbelt.
Don’t treat speed limits as a target and ensure you are constantly taking road and traffic conditions into account.
Useful for CBSE, ICSE, NCERT & International Students
Grade : 2
Subject : Evs
Lesson :Safety First
Topic: Safety and First Aid
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