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1 Staying Healthy and Safe Make Safety Your Business Chapter 11Staying Healthy and SafeLesson 11.2Make Safety Your Business
2 What you can do to stay safe and prevent accidents DiscoverWhat you can do to stay safe and prevent accidentscontinued
3 How the government, employers, and employees make the workplace safe DiscoverHow the government, employers, and employees make the workplace safeHow to respond to an emergencycontinued
4 Why It’s ImportantFollowing safety measures can prevent injuries. That means fewer accidents at home, school, and work, and more time and energy for other activities.
5 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Key TermsOccupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)workers’ compensationemergencyfirst aid
6 Taking and Sharing Responsibility When you practice safety, you protect yourself and others from harm or danger.
7 Try This ActivityWrite the RulesMake a chart of rules you follow daily. Write at least five rules in one column. In a second column, write what you believe is the reason for each rule.continued
8 Try This ActivityWrite the RulesRules Promote Safety! Which rules listed help keep you safe? How do they keep you safe?
9 Reducing Risk Following rules is one part of safety. Avoiding unnecessary risk is another.Many activities involve some chance of harm.
10 Graphic Organizer Safety Secrets for Any Activity Respect Your Limits Think BeforeYou ActDon’t Givein to PressureFrom Others
11 Working With Others for Safety There is safety in numbers.It is often safer to be with others than it is going it alone.
12 Working With Others for Safety You can take steps to make your community safe by working with others.Work with your family and neighbors to set up a Neighborhood Watch group.
13 Safety on the JobIn the workplace, the government, employers, and employees team up for safety.They cooperate to create a safe working environment.
14 The Government’s RoleThe U.S. government protects workers by setting safety standards.
15 The Government’s RoleThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is in charge of setting safety standards and inspecting workplaces.
16 The Government’s RoleWorkers’ compensations laws passed by the government protect workers who are hurt on the job.
17 The Government’s RoleUnder workers’ compensation, injured workers receive financial help to cover both lost wages and medical expenses.
18 Employers and Employees: Partners for Safety Employers must provide a workplace that is free of health and accident hazards.The equipment and materials workers use must be safe.
19 Employers and Employees: Partners for Safety When you enter the work world, you will be responsible for your own safety on the job.You will need to follow safety rules and report unsafe conditions or practices.
20 In Case of EmergencyNo matter how careful people are, accidents happen.Would you know what to do in case of an emergency?
21 Is It an Emergency?An emergency is something serious that happens without warning and calls for quick action.
22 Is It an Emergency?Once you’ve identified an emergency, you need to quickly figure out what has happened and what may happen next.
23 What to Do Check the scene and the victim. Call for help. Care for the victim.
24 What to Do Knowing first aid can often save someone’s life. First aid is the emergency care given to an injured or sick person before help arrives.
25 Q and AI panic in emergencies. I can’t help it! How can I stay calm and provide help?continued
26 Q and AIf you’re prepared for emergencies, chances are you’ll stay calm and know how to help. There are many ways to prepare for emergencies before they happen.
27 Graphic Organizer Prepare for Emergencies Participate in safety training programs at your school or work.Take a first aid class at your local American Red Cross chapter.Learn the correct way to use a fire extinguisher.Prepare a disaster supply kit for your family.
28 Investigating Career Clusters Information TechnologyInformation Technology The technology used to design, develop, set up, operate, and support computer systems.continued
29 Investigating Career Clusters Information TechnologyIf you’re the one whom people turn to when they have a computer problem, you might consider a career in information technology.
30 Critical Thinking Review Why does the government set workplace safety standards?The government sets safety standards so that all workers are protected on the job, and because many companies in the past did not protect worker health and safety.Critical ThinkingQAcontinued
31 Critical Thinking Review How can clear thinking skills help you in an emergency situation?Clear thinking will help you evaluate the scene and figure out what has already happened and what may happen next.Critical ThinkingQA
32 Staying Healthy and Safe Make Safety Your Business End of Chapter 11Staying Healthy and SafeLesson 11.2Make Safety Your Business