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HEALTH AND SAFETY REVIEW 2011-2012
F IRE S AFETY –Recognize employee responsibilities in fire safety plans. –Identify the evacuation route and procedure. –Review of monthly Fire Drill Report.
FIRE DRILL REPORT DATE TIME OF DAY EVACUA TION TIME (in minutes) SIGNATURE SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE
C HILD A BUSE AND N EGLECT Health “Check In” procedure –Signs of injury How to spot abuse or neglect –Physical –Sexual –Emotional –Neglect Child Abuse Reporting Policy
P ENNSYLVANIA C HILD A BUSE H OTLINE 1-800-932-0313 P HILADELPHIA D EPARTMENT OF H UMAN S ERVICES H OTLINE (DHS) 215-683-6100
R ESOURCES Child Abuse Prevention Effort (CAPE) 215-624-1176 Department of Human Services 215-PARENTS (727-3687) Parents Anonymous of Pennsylvania www.mycitymyplace.com/parentsanonymous 1-800-448-4906
C ODE OF C ONDUCT The School District of Philadelphia Code of Ethics. –Core Principles –Confidentiality Head Start Performance Standards.
FIRST AID REVIEW FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD
O BJECTIVES After reviewing and discussing the provided information the staff will be able to: –Provide basic first aid: Choking Bleeding Poisoning Severe Allergic Reactions –Identify resources available to assist staff with health related situations.
W HAT IS F IRST A ID ? Immediate care given to those injured or suddenly taken ill. First Aid may be all that is needed, or given while waiting for further care.
W HAT IS AN E MERGENCY ? Any illness or injury that is life threatening and needs immediate action. –Choking / Obstructed Airway –Bleeding –Poisoning –Severe Allergic Reactions
C HECK Check the scene to see if it is safe, and remove victims from dangerous situation before giving care. Check to see how many victims there are. Check to see if you can tell what happened. Check to see if there is someone to help you.
C ALL 911 Up to date emergency contact information Center Information Sign Poison Control (1-800-222-1222) OR
C ALL ( CONT ’ D ) South Philadelphia H.S. Broad St. & Snyder Ave. 13 th & Jackson Sts. Ground floor #4
C ALL ( CONT ’ D ) Parent Principal / Educational Field Coordinator Early Childhood Nurse
C ARE STAY CALM. Do only what you know how to do. Use the resources available to you. NEVER put the child in your car to take for care.
E MERGENCY C ARE FOR : Choking Bleeding Poisoning Severe Allergic Reaction
C HOKING If child is coughing but unable to speak, do nothing but watch closely. If child is unable to speak, cough or is turning blue: –Give 5 back blows. –Give 5 abdominal thrusts. –Repeat until blockage is cleared and the victim is breathing normally, or until the victim becomes unconscious.
CONTROL BLEEDING Direct pressure. Re-enforce dressings. DO NOT ELEVATE.
C ARE FOR P OISONING Call Poison Control. 1-800-222-1222 Follow their instructions. If child vomits – send vomitus to hospital with child. Send suspected poison to hospital.
C ARE FOR A CUTE A LLERGIC R EACTIONS Symptoms include (but are not limited to): – hives over entire body, –swelling of lips, –around eyes and face, –difficulty breathing and/or swallowing, –unconsciousness If child is known to have allergies and staff has been trained to do so, administer epi-pen jr, and follow steps below. If not trained: –Call 911 –Notify principal –Notify Early Childhood Nurse / School Nurse –Call family
U NIVERSAL P RECAUTIONS GLOVES HANDWASHING
R ESOURCES IN THE C LASSROOM School District First Aid Flip Chart Early Childhood Flip Chart Choking Poster Emergency Care Plan Keep Me Home Poster First Aid Kit and Location card Your Early Childhood Nurse Head Injury Letter Ouch Form Biting Policy
DOCTOR’S NOTES/NURSE NOTIFICATION GUIDELINES DENTAL EMERGENCIES REPORTABLE COMMUNICABLE DISEASES EXCLUSION GUIDELINES DOCTOR’S NOTES/NURSE NOTIFICATION GUIDELINES DENTAL EMERGENCIES REPORTABLE COMMUNICABLE DISEASES EXCLUSION GUIDELINES If Dangerous or Harmful Items (examples – guns, knives, syringes) are found in the classroom: –Keep children safe –Leave item where it was found –Notify School Police –Notify Principal and Education Coordinator –Make sure that a Serious Incident Report is completed
D OCTOR ’ S N OTES / N URSE N OTIFICATION G UIDELINES –The only conditions that require a doctor’s note for a child to return to school are: Surgeries (including dental) Fractures, casts, splints, or other orthopedic equipment 911 incidents Hospitalizations Rashes (unexplained by history) –Nurses should be notified for: Any condition requiring a doctor’s note (see above) Reportable communicable diseases Pin worm Strep (strep throat, impetigo, scarlet fever) Scabies – A parent’s note is sufficient for all absences over 3 days, unless indicated above.
D ENTAL E MERGENCIES
DiseaseDuration of exclusionInformation Bacterial meningitisUntil cleared by doctor to return Not transmitted from person to person E. ColiUntil stool cultures are cleared by Health Dept. Watch other children for symptoms for 7 days MRSAExclude from contact sports. On antibiotic therapy. Site covered by dressing. Observe other children for lesions on the skin. R EPORTABLE C OMMUNICABLE D ISEASES – P ERIODS OF E XCLUSION ( SAMPLE )
E XCLUSION G UIDELINES ( SAMPLE ) CONDITIONDESCRIPTIONSYMPTOMSCLASSROOM CONSIDERATIONS PROOF OF TREATMENT (Child may return:) DiarrheaLoose or watery stools as compared with the child’s normal pattern Two (2) or more loose or watery stools in a 4 hour period Have parent pick up child when free of loose or watery stools for 24 hours prior to returning to class. FeverTemperature of 100 axillary or higher Lethargy, irritability, persistent crying, or not willing to participate in activities Have parent pick up child when fever free for 24 hours without medication. Therefore child will not return the next day.
POISON CONTROL CENTER 1-800-222-1222
D OCUMENTATION Ouch Forms place in Accident File Binder. Doctor’s notes to return check Exclusion Guidelines to see if a note is required.