How to Stay Safe While Caring For Others. Babysitting Safety. Babysitting is a job that carries a large responsibility. DO NOT treat babysitting as just a way to earn money. Approach the job with a mature and responsible attitude. . It’s YOUR responsibility . Helpful Babysitting Hints.
Approach the job with a mature and responsible attitude.It’s YOUR responsibility
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Get specific information such as the parents’ names, address and phone number and references if you can.
Write down all the information to avoid confusion or misunderstandings
Check with your parents for their opinions on the people and the job.Helpful Babysitting Hints…Cont’d
If in doubt, refuse.
If you advertise on bulletin boards. It may solicit unwanted responses.DO NOT…
Do not take the children to secluded parks, woods, parking lots, or even school yards at anytime, particularly late afternoon or evening.Street Smart
Ensure you have specific instructions for handling incoming calls – NEVER tell anyone who calls or visits that you are alone
Know where your employer can be reachedInformation You Should Have While on the Job