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Promotion of Safety

Health Science 1

Broad Base of Support 8-10 inches
bend from hips and knees
back is weakest muscle
use your weight to help push and pull objects
avoid twisting your body
OSHA division of the department of labor; Establish and enforces safety standards in the workplace
2 main standards that affect health care occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals, stand and bloodborne pathogen standard
MSDS material safety data sheet
bloodborne pathogen standard contains mandates to protect health care providers from diseases such as hepatitis B, C, and AIDS
ergonomics applied science to promote the safety and well-being of a person by adapting the environment and using techniques to prevent injuries
fire requires oxygen, fuel, heat
main cause of fire carelessness with smoking and matches
R.A.C.E. rescue people, activate alarm, confine fire, exstinguish flame
Class A contains: pressured water Used On: paper, cloth, wood
Class B Contains: CO2 Used On: gas, oil, burning liquids, and cooking fats
Class C Contains: potassium bicarbonate Used On: electrical fires
Class ABC Contains: graphite Used On: multi-purposed
P.A.S.S. pull pin, aim near bottom, squeeze handle, sweep from side to side
Created by: caleb123