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Health and Safety Basics
November 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pmFree
Best practices and standards for health and safety are the foundation of quality child care. Meeting the basic health and safety needs of all children sets the stage for positive child outcomes. This health and safety orientation module provides an overview of the basic health and safety requirements and best practices in nine of the topic areas as outlined in the Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014. Safe spaces; transportation safety; handling and storage of hazardous materials; emergency preparedness; prevention and control of infectious disease; food and allergic reactions and how to respond; overview of administration of medication; shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma; safe sleep and SUIDS prevention.