Home Economics - Home Hygiene, Safety and First Aid

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Home Economics - Home Hygiene, Safety and First Aid
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2013-03-19 19:25:42
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Home Hygiene, Safety and First Aid
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  1. Outline four guidelines for good hygiene in the home
    1. Keep the house warm and dry

    2. Open windows daily

    3. Empty bins daily

    4. Disinfect toilets and sinksĀ once a week
  2. What points should be remembered while using and storing cleaning agents safely?
    1. Store away from children

    2. Follow directions carefully

    3. Wear gloves when using the cleaning agents
  3. What cleaning agent would you use for cleaning the bath?
    Flash liquid
  4. What cleaning agent would you use for cleaning a tiled kitchen floor?
    Dettol floor cleaner
  5. What cleaning agent would you use for removing lime scale from aorund taps?
    White vinegar
  6. What cleaning agent would you use for cleaning the fridge?
    Bread soda with water
  7. What cleaning agent would you use for cleaning a stained toilet?
    Harpic
  8. What are the main causes of accidents in the home?
    1. Carelessness

    2. Faulty equipment

    3. Badly designed rooms

    4. Incorrect storage of objects
  9. Outline three general guidelines for preventing electrical accidents in the home
    1. Never overload sockets

    2. Do not touch with wet hands

    3. Do not take electrical appliances into the bathroom
  10. Name three pieces of fire safety equipment that should be found in the home
    1. Smoke alarm

    2. Fire extinguisher

    3. Fire blanket
  11. State one way people can help prevent choking and suffocation from occurring in the home
    Never leave a child alone while feeding
  12. State one way people can help prevent scalds from occurring in the home
    Turn handles on saucepans inwards on the hob
  13. State one way people can help prevent falls from occurring in the home
    Fit stair gates
  14. State one way people can help prevent poisoning from occurring in the home
    Keep medicines locked away
  15. State one way people can help prevent burns from occurring in the home
    Fit a fire guard
  16. State one way people can help prevent drowning from occurring in the home
    Never leave a child alone in the bath
  17. What are the three aims of first aid?
    1.To preserve life

    2. To prevent the condition getting worse

    3. To promote recovery
  18. name six items that should be found in a first aid box
    1. Cotton wool

    2. Bandages

    3. Safety pins

    4. Scissors

    5. Plasters

    6. Tweezers
  19. What should you administer as first aid for a minor burn/scald?
    1. Pour cold water on the burn for 10 minutes

    2. Remove rings and watches before the area swells

    3. Cover with a clean, non-fluffy dressing

    4. Do not put any creams on the burn
  20. What should you administer as first aid for bleeding?
    1. Apply pressure to the wound

    2. Raise it up to stop the bleeding

    3. Wrap in a bandage
  21. What should you administer as first aid for choking?
    1. Slap sharply between the shoulder blades

    2. If it does not work try the Heimlich manoeuvre

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