Term Infant and Child Safety Education
Code JR-8200.6500-350
Definition Programs that are designed to raise awareness of the measures people can take to prevent accidents and provide for the safety of young children. The programs deal broadly with a wide range of infant and child safety issues rather than focusing on specific areas of risk. Topics may include car seat safety and installation, sleep safety, stroller/carrier safety, high chair safety, health concerns (e.g., SIDS, shaken baby syndrome, lead poisoning, sun exposure and the risks associated with second hand smoke), choking and fall prevention, pet safety, pool and general water safety and baby-proofing the home.
Created 12/21/09
Changed 1/7/10
Use References Infant and Child Safety Classes
See Also References Child Care Instruction (JR-8200.1500)
Child Passenger Safety Education (JR-8200.8500-150)
Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspections (JR-8200.8500-160)
Child Passenger Safety Seats (JR-8400.1500)
Dog Safety Education (JR-8200.6500-180)
Home Safety Devices (JR-8400.3600)
Home Safety Evaluations (JR-8200.3000-250)
Infant/Child CPR Instruction (LH-2700.2000-330)
Play Safety Education (JR-8200.6600)
Poison Safety Education (JR-8200.3000-650)
Toy Safety Education (JR-8200.6500-850)
Water Safety Education (JR-8200.9500)
External Classification Terms Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (USA LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Safety Education (NPC M04)
Safety Education (NTE M40)
Safety Education-First Aid (UW 6.4.09.02)
Related Concepts After School Programs
Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
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