and Burn Prevention in Early Childhood Settings
A true fire emergency can be
frightening and very different from the practiced fire drill.
Participants will identify fire hazards in childcare homes and
centers, and discuss what to do in a true fire emergency.
Participants will demonstrate fun developmentally appropriate
activities teach young children about fire prevention and
safety, including "two ways out," "get low and go!" and "smoke
detectors." This program includes a list of curriculum resources
and ways to involve parents and community personnel in fire
prevention and burn injury.
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At the end of the
session, the participants will be able to:
- Describe what can happen
in a structural fire situation.
- Identify two ways out from
their classroom or nursery.
- List ways to eliminate
- Describe activities to
teach children fire and burn prevention.
- Propose ways to involve
parents in fire prevention and burn injury.
Fire escape plan; what happens in a
true fire emergency; Teaching children to respond;
activities and ideas to help them be prepared; Role
of all personnel in fire and burn prevention; Smoke
detectors; Classroom guests - ideas; Involving
Training modules are expert
reviewed and address national standards, including Caring for
Our Children, Head Star Performance Standards and
NAEYC Accreditation criteria. Click
here to view examples of specific requirements.
designed to meet State child care licensing requirements and training CEU
approval criteria. Some state licensing boards require approval of
child care training modules before presenting for CEU credit. Contact
Dr. Charlotte Hendricks for information regarding CEU approval in your state.
here for order form (PDF).
(37 PowerPoint Slides)
Healthy Childcare Consultants, Inc.
2312 Chandawood Drive, Pelham, AL 35124-1229
Telephone 205-663-7402 FAX 205-621-2149
* The boxed thumbnail images are examples from the training module.