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Students distinguish between effective and ineffective communication techniques and apply their knowledge of successful interactions with authority figures to workplace situations. They also use teamwork, communication, and analytical skills. and demonstrate the value of getting support from co-workers to resolve workplace situations.
Students examine the events of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. They give examples of health and safety protection in the workplace today. Using government and labor solutions, they analyze a specific workplace concern. They develop solutions individuals can take on their own to reduce the chance of injury or death on the job.
Ninth graders work in teams to devise a safety checklist, complete a job safety survey, and compose forms for reporting accidents. They create, read, and interpret a bar graph, research causes and prevention of accidents, and examine the importance of ergonomics in various types of employment.
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the principles behind prevention of injury in school and the work place.
High schoolers discuss the importance of job safety and identify ways to remain safe on the job. Working in small groups, students explore the laws that ensure on the job safety. They role play several safety situations. This lesson is intended for high schoolers acquiring English.
Students identify safe and proper methods for accessing their E-mail accounts. In this E-mail safety lesson, students view a PowerPoint for the procedures of creating, accessing, and using an electronic mail account. Students access a free electronic mail service using the given link and set up an account. Students sent each mail from the accounts, complete a word puzzle for E-mail terms, and review the computer lab safety rules and procedures.
Before you can weld or cut metal, you need to know the basics. Provided are a list of welding terms, the tools needed, safety precautions, and the benefits of oxy-acetylene welding. Future metal workers will learn about types of flames, welding, torch parts, and tool usage.
Students are able to synthesize information on increasing regulatory reforms during the Progressive Era through individual research and presentation of material. They are responsible for a list of regulatory reforms with dates and descriptions of how they changed the workplace for their final project.