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3. Define the term smoke alarm. Thinking Critically 4. Analyzing. Why should people always treat a firearm as though it were loaded? 5. Synthesizing. Think of a specific job that a teen might have. Analyze strategies for preventing accidental injuries on that job, and develop a checklist that features these strategies. P R E S E N T A T I O N S O F T W A R E Use presentation software to illustrate graphically the safety precautions described on your poster. Find help in using presentation software at health.glencoe.com. Lesson 1 Safety at Home and at Work 713 Safety on the Job any teens have part-time or full-time jobs. In fact, the U.S. M Department of Labor says that more than 3 million teens earn paychecks during summer vacations alone; others work part-time jobs during the school year. Unfortunately, about 500 of these work- ers are injured every day. Many of these accidental injuries could have been avoided if training had been provided before machinery and equipment were used. Teens are permitted to perform certain tasks on the job but prohibited from performing others. The Department of Labor prohibits anyone under 18 from doing certain jobs, including roofing and construction work, demolition, driving a forklift and any vehicle, operating power-driven machinery, and handling explosives and radioactive materials. Both employees and employers must follow safety rules issued by the the agency in the federal government that is responsible for promoting safe and healthful conditions in the workplace. Because many people spend about one-third of the day on the job, it’s everyone’s responsibility to take steps to ensure a healthful and injury-free workplace. (OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration Applying Health Skills Advocacy. Make a poster that encourages family members to practice safety habits. Your poster should include specific safety precautions that family members can take to stay safe in the home. Display your poster at home, and discuss with your family any steps that might be taken to improve safety. The U.S. Department of Labor regulates the types of tasks that teens are allowed to perform on the job. List two types of jobs that the Department of Labor prohibits teens under 18 from doing. health.glencoe.com
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VOCABULARY heat exhaustion hypothermia Recreation and Water Safety YOU’LL LEARN TO Analyze strategies for preventing accidental injuries that occur during recreational activities. Associate risk-taking during recreational activities with consequences such as accidental injury. ecreational activities are fun, but they can be accompanied R by the unexpected. Common sense and caution can minimize the risk of accidental injuries during recreational activities. Recreational Safety utdoor activities are enjoyable and can help you stay fit. To O stay healthy and safe during outdoor activities: Know your limits. Stick with tasks that match your level of ability. For example, stay on beginner slopes until you gain experience as a skier.
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