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MEANING OF ACCIDENT

Social Studies (Primary Classes)

Accident

MEANING OF ACCIDENT An accident is a sudden or unplanned situation in which people are injured and property is damaged. There are many types of accidents with different causes. Types of transport accidents and their causes Types of transport accidents and their causes 1 Road transport accidents: These happen on the road, especially when drivers, motorcyclists or pedestrians are careless. Road accidents may also occur because the roads are bad. Sometimes accidents occur when road users are drunk and cannot think clearly. Neglect of road signs also causes road accidents.   2 Air crash: An aeroplane may drop from the air suddenly, thereby destroying lives and property. This is called an air crash. It can happen if the aeroplane is faulty or if the pilot is careless. A very bad weather or military attack may also cause air accidents or crashes.   3 Marine accidents: These happen when a canoe,… Read More »Accident

BST primary classes

SAFETY AND ACCIDENTS

MEANING OF SAFETY Safety means keeping yourself and others free from harm or danger. That’s being careful not to fall, bump or run into things. MEANING OF ACCIDENT Accidents are unplanned or unexpected events that happen to human beings. Accidents can happen everywhere, for example, in the schools, homes, roads and markets.   COMMON ACCIDENTS  Falling objects Bruises Cuts Burns Poisoning Drowning Choking Electric Shock   CAUSES OF ACCIDENT  At home  Running or playing football on a slippery floor. A leaking gas cylinder. Children playing with matches. Use of naked light near a petrol container. Careless use of boiling rings. Leaving water taps open when there is no water.   In the school  Slippery football field. Use of naked electric wire in laboratories and classrooms. Failure to keep the school premises clean and tidy.   See also Water and Chemical Pollution Air and Noise Pollution Environmental Health   OBJECTS THAT… Read More »SAFETY AND ACCIDENTS

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CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF ACCIDENT

MEANING OF SAFETY Safety is the state of being safe, the condition of being protected from harm and other non-desirable outcomes. Safety means keeping yourself and other from harm and danger.   MEANING OF ACCIDENT An accident is an unplanned event that sometimes has inconvenient or undesirable consequences. An accident is something harmful and takes pl ace suddenly and unexpectedly. IT may result in simple injuries to the body like bruise and cuts. But may also result in major complication like broken bones with heavy bleeding, failure to breathe, unconsciousness or even death.   ACCIDENT AT HOME AND SCHOOL Falling into fire (fireplace or stove) will cause burns Spilling hot liquids and food (saucepan being pulled over)cause scalds Touching electric wires causes shock, breathing stops, heart stops.-death Sharp instruments cause cuts Swallowing poison drugs, kerosene, rat poison etc can cause death. Falling from trees can cause broken bones and cuts.… Read More »CAUSES AND PREVENTION OF ACCIDENT

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