The risk of fire is a threat to health, safety and the delivery of services. Students learn specific information related to fire and life safety. Topics include the chemistry and physics of fire, building design for life safety, and other aspects of fire and life safety. Applicable legislation related to fire and life safety is also covered. This course has mandatory chats and mandatory group work. Textbook required.
Preparing to work as an EA, should include an understanding of your own personal safety concerns as well as the related safety issues for the child with whom you will be working. The student will discuss legislation and be provided direction on WHMIS, safe physical care, safety related procedures, an understanding of coping with behavioural issues, physical restraint, medication, suicide and special conditions (e.g. allergies). No textbook required.