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SUN SMART

Posted by Kelly Huntley on

Who Needs Sun Protection? Every child and adult needs sun protection. The lighter someone's natural skin colour, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person's natural skin colour, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. Avoid the Strongest Rays of the Day Try to stay in the shade when the sun is at its strongest (usually from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. in the southern hemisphere). If kids are in the sun during this time, apply...

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Sanitising for safety PDF Education Supplies

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What is sanitising? Sanitising is killing harmful microorganisms that can be on a surface even if it looks clean.  When to sanitise - Before and after preparing food, always clean and sanitise: • Countertops. • Sinks. • Highchair trays. • Tables used for eating. • Place mats. • Bibs. And don't forget toys. Vinyl sticker from www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au #workplacehealthandsafety #sanitising #clean  

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Back Care & Lifting PDF Education Supplies

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Back Care Policy  - The centre will minimise the risk of back injury in child care staff and other staff members by applying principles of back care and correct lifting and carrying technique. To assist PDF Education Supplies have made this vinyl sticker to attach to items that require 2 people to lift. www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au Tips for better back care: Have shelving, filing cabinets, and storage cupboards at suitable height to avoid stretching to reach them Where possible, kneel rather than bend down, to avoid neck and back problems Carry children only when necessary, in the correct way - with one arm...

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Emergency Assembly Areas PDF Education Supplies

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Evacuation may be required in the event of a fire, chemical spill, bomb scare, earthquake, gas leak, flood, bush fire. Planning for and responding effectively to fire and emergency evacuations is important to ensure safety in children’s centres. Weather proof sign to show where your emergency assembly point/gate is www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au

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Dangers of Leaving Children in Cars PDF Education Supplies

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We are now in Spring and temperatures are on the rise, so it now even more vital that adults never leave a child alone in a car.  There have been tragedies in the past help prevent another by displaying our sign. PDF Education Supplies is passionate about the safety of both children and adults that is why we have this corflute weatherproof sign in our collection.  It is perfect to display in your car park or on the front gate as it will last outdoor for a good few years. www.pdfeducationsupplies.com.au The risks are real please never ever leave a...

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