How do you create a safe indoor environment in childcare?
- Don’t yell. Take a moment and think back to the last time someone yelled at you.
- Let them be kids.
- Read to them.
- Set good examples.
- Stay positive.
- Be consistent.
- Be honest and straightforward.
- Display affection.
What is a health and safety checklist in childcare? Program is smoke free. All entrances/exits are kept clear of clutter, snow, ice, etc. Staff purses and personal items are locked out of reach of children. Hands are washed by staff and children upon arrival to classroom. Each child has brief health check by classroom teacher (includes parent/caregiver communication).
What is Indoor safety rule? Stay away from windows and doors. Do not use corded telephones except for emergencies. Unplug electronic equipment before the storm arrives and avoid contact with electrical equipment or cords during the storm. Avoid contact with plumbing, including sinks, tubs and faucets.
How will you ensure that the operation both indoors and outdoors is maintained to protect the health and safety of children? Active supervision is key to keeping children safe. Active supervision involves scanning, predicting, and assessing. This involves moving through the indoor or outdoor space, scanning children and the environment for hazards, predicting potential hazards, and making necessary changes to the environment.