ERIC Number: ED383234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Safety Comes in All Languages.
Bradley, Curtis H.; Friedenberg, Joan E.
This manual presents an overview of important safety considerations for instructors of vocational students with limited English proficiency. It begins with a review of the legal responsibilities of vocational educators to provide for student safety. The second part discusses the legal rights of limited-English-Proficient (LEP) students, and the third part describes the major causes for accidents. The fourth part presents 21 specific suggestions for improving the safety program for LEP students. In addition, a glossary of safety expressions in English, Spanish, Haitian Creole, and Vietnamese is provided. The glossary can easily be expanded to include other expressions or other languages. Following the glossary is an assignment sheet to be used as an individual self-check or for pre- and post-testing with a class. Contains a bibliography of bilingual safety guides, general safety references, and bilingual vocational education references for teachers of LEP vocational students. (JL)
Descriptors: Accidents, Check Lists, English (Second Language), Legal Responsibility, Limited English Speaking, Occupational Safety and Health, Program Improvement, Second Languages, Student Rights, Vocational Education, Work Environment
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Western Illinois University, Horrabin Hall 46, Macomb, IL 61455.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners; Students
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: N/A