CD9: Health, Safety and Nutrition for Young Children Ch 9 and 10: Safety and Accident Management Why Do We Manage Safety? Unintentional injuries are leading cause of death in children Accidents are preventable!! Different needs at each age and stage Equipment Controlling the environment
Ch 9 and 10:
Safety and Accident Management
Dionne’s “Three Point Playground” strategy
Flexible, team-based supervision plan
Make supervision decisions based on
materials used and available
children’s choices of equipment
What decisions would you make?
What would you train your staff to do if this was your play ground?
What changes would you make to this form?
Call 911 for everything life threatening or if you are unsure of what to do