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Meaning of Safety Safety is the state of being safe. It is the condition of being protected against physical, social, financial, political, emotional and occupational hazard. Safety in the environment involves taking every precaution to ensure that the environment is safe for us to live in. Reasons for Safety in the Environment Reasons for safety in the environment include the following:- A safe environment is a hazard-free environment. To sustain the environment so that present and future generations can be supported by the environment. To preserve natural beauty of our environment. To reduce health-related risks in order to prolong life. The need for safety is very important as it would to a large extent reduce the accident rates at home, school and working place.   Safety Measures in the Home, School and Workplace Safety Measures at Home The home and its surroundings should be kept clean always by sweeping the… Read More »SAFETY MEASURES IN THE HOME, SCHOOL AND WORKPLACES

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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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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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