Environmental Safety (Safety)
3 Hours Professional Development Online
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New enrollments are set-up during the following times:
Monday - Friday 7 am – 8 pm pst
Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 8 pm pst
Registrations that are submitted after enrollment hours will be processed the next morning. You will receive an email with your log-in information to access the course within an hour after we open the next business day.
All courses are completely online. Nothing will be shipped.
Enrollment Expires in 1 Year from the Date of Payment
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Washington STARS Credit: Health, Safety and Nutrition (3 hours)
Most students are able to use mobile devices such as tablets to complete courses. However, each device is different, and an individual's skill level with the device may determine their success with using a mobile device. Use of an iPad, tablet, or cell phone is at your own risk.
This topic has been collaboratively created, organized, and developed by our team of trainers, educators, administrators and specialists. We strive to maintain high quality online training methods while adhering to state standards for adult learning and meeting the needs of our students.
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CDA Criteria for this Course
Course Difficulty: Level 2 - This course has entry level vocabulary that most students should be able to easily become familiar with. Assignments include peer discussion boards, open-ended and multiple choice questions.
3 Clock Hours
This topic familiarizes students with indoor and outdoor safety hazards that may be present in a child care environment and discusses how educators can protect children from these hazards.
Please remember that the information provided in this course is standard practice. Be sure to follow the specific regulations mandated by the state or county for your program.
- Identify what types of injuries are common in the child care setting, who gets injured, how, when and why
- State the most common types of injuries for each age and developmental range and how to prevent them
- Discuss the importance of safe environments and describe a safe environment for all children
- Identify potential hazards in the indoor and outdoor environments
- Explain preventive measures that will make their child care facility more fire safe
- Prepare evacuation plans in the event of a fire
- Recognize and identify fall hazards in the child care environment
- Reduce the risk of fall injuries through control of the environment and teaching appropriate behaviors
- Explain the hazards related to drowning and how to prevent drowning
- Laptop or PC
- Most students are able to use mobile devices such as tablets to complete courses. However, each device is different, and an individual's skill level with the device may determine their success with using a mobile device.
- Recommended web browser: Google Chrome
- Microsoft Edge, Safari and Firefox are other acceptable browsers.
- Internet Explorer is no longer supported by Microsoft, and you may have issues if you use it to take training.
- Make sure you’re using a current operating system (for example, Windows 10 or Apple OS).
- Outdated operating systems may cause technical difficulties.
- Slow internet speed may impact loading time.
- Videos may require Adobe Flash Player.