safety

Protecting Children from Poisons

Ann P. Slattery RN, RPh, DrPH, CSPI, DABAT with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Every day hundreds of children are subjected to poisons. In fact, based on a recent report every eight seconds someone calls a poison center and half of those calls are for children. In this segment we talk with a poison expert to get the basics on keeping children safe from poisons.
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Safely Managing Pests in Child Care Environments

Phil Boise & Lorraine Neenan with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Pest problems in child care environments present special problems for anyone caring for young children. In this segment we discuss the latest insights on safely managing pests and provides specific strategies for child care providers, child health consultants and parents.
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Caring for Children with Peanut Allergies

Dina Clifford & Jody Martin with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic When it comes to peanut allergies uneducated child care providers pose a serious risk to the lives of afflicted children in their care. Understanding the fundamentals of screening for peanut allergies, identifying and responding to allergic reactions and prevention are essential. This segment covers the basics every child care provider, child care consultant and parent needs to know.
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Creating Safe Play Areas

Donna J. Thompson, Ph.D. & Eric Strickland with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic Play areas are supposed to be fun and educational, but poor design, inappropriate application, and lack of proper maintenance can turn a play area into a safety hazard. Though all play areas pose some safety risks; this segment provides guidelines for minimizing hazards and ensuring that play areas are age appropriate.
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What Parents Look for in Child Care Providers

Linda Smith & Dr. Calvin E. Moore, Jr. with Dr. Charlotte Hendricks

pic It's a basic question which every child care provider and parent should be able to answer. This segment answers the question from both the child care provider's point of view as well the parent's. Before beginning the search for child care, listen in. If you're a child care provider, make sure you are prepared to answer the questions informed parents will be asking.
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