ERIC Number: ED367503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Health and Safety in Early Childhood Centres. AECA Resource Book Series, No. 3.
This guide is designed to provide practical support and information about health and safety to workers in all early childhood settings. The booklet outlines the main attributes of a safe early childhood center, and then covers the following specific topics: (1) health care; (2) self-esteem; (3) immunizations; (4) nutrition; (5) medical and safety record keeping (for individual children, staff, and the center as a whole); (6) center policies and procedures on infectious diseases and illnesses; (7) infection control and prevention; (8) toy safety; (9) hazardous materials and conditions; (10) playground safety; (11) appropriate clothing; and (12) field trips. (MDM)
Descriptors: Child Health, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Safety Education, School Policy, School Safety, Staff Role
Australian Early Childhood Association, P.O. Box 105, Watson, Australian Capital Territory 2602, Australia ($25 Australian; 4 issues per year).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., Watson.