Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Child Safety Handbook

Chapter 1 Personal Awareness
Part 2 - Health p23 - 30
1. What edition of the Child Safety Handbook is this?

2. Where does the information in the CSH come from?
3. What is a disclaimer and why is there a disclaimer in the CSH?
A disclaimer is a statement that tell you something that you should know. There is a disclaimer in the book for your own safety so the authors or publishers are not blamed for any outcomes that happen.

4. What are 3 medical conditions which can develop as a result of being overweight in childhood?
Diabetes, High cholesterol, high blood pressure

5. What is the recommendation for
- television?
No more than 2 hours a day.
- rewards for good behaviour?
Reward with a snack like carrots instead of chocolate.
- number of meals and snacks per day?
Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner everyday.
- exercise?
Walk to places that are a short distance away instead of driving.
- salt?
Choose foods low in salt.
- milk?
Drink reduced-fat milk, if they are over two.
- soft drinks?
Replace soft drinks and sweetened drinks with milk or water.

6. True or False?
- Boys have more body fat than girls

- Being a vegetarian can affect your iron levels

- Children under 4 years old shouldn’t eat raw carrots

- It is safe to store leftover food in cans

7. Name 7 things children can be allergic to
Nuts, dust, animals, bee stings, weather, chemicals, plants.

8. How would you know that you have asthma?
Coughing during the night.

9. How many times a day should you brush your teeth?

10. What should you do if your tooth gets knocked out in an accident?
Put it in milk and take it back to the dentist within an hour, so they can put it back in.

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