Posts tagged: Electrical Safety

Think Safe – Teaching Kids to Stay Safe

Think Safe

Think Safe

Think Safe is organised by a variety of agencies and schools. Like many safety schemes it is due to the tremendous support of the agencies that participate in the various events and provide staff time and resources free that enable Think Safe and Safety Scene to run, without their help and support activities like our would struggle to operate.

Think Safe is divided into three separate sections:

  • Kids
  • Teachers
  • Agencies
  • The kids section provides a super list of safety scenario which can be used in schools or at home including:

  • Coastal safety
  • Consumer safety
  • Dog awareness
  • Electrical safety
  • First aid
  • Farm safety
  • Fire safety
  • Food safety
  • Gas safety
  • Home safety
  • Playing safely
  • Rail safety
  • Range safety
  • About rubbish
  • Road safety
  • Stranger Danger
  • & Vandalism
  • each is a series of images with options to select the correct solution.

    The teachers’ section explains what will happen during a safety activity, via a short FAQ .

    The Agency section provides a comprehensive overview of the aims, objectives and operational aspects of the various safety events.

    View the website for further information.

    Risk of Electric Shock Safety Signs

    Risk of Electric Shock. Part of the Safety Scene Safety Signs Package available to download.

    There are two images to download the first image is the completed Risk of Electric Shock version. This can be printed out and used for a number of different purposes. (Click on this image to get the full size version and to download it.)

    Risk of Electric Shock

    Risk of Electric Shock

    The second image allows children and young people to create their own message on the topic of Risk of Electric Shock. (Click on this image to get the full size version and to download it.)

    Risk of Electric Shock

    Risk of Electric Shock

    Word Search – Electrical Safety 1

    Match the words at the bottom with the letters in this puzzle to complete the Electrical Safety word search
    E N S C C C E
    L S U H A O E
    E O C U L O O
    C E T A R G O
    T D A N G E R
    R E O O U T N
    I S H O C K T
    C T O U C H E
    Word search words to find

    DANGER

    ELECTRIC

    GET

    OUT

    SHOCK

    TOUCH

    Download the word search files for use in the classroom or at home.

    Electricity and Electrical Safety

    EDF

    EDF

    Learn about electricity and electrical safety in the home to how electricity is produced on a commercial basis. With a quiz at the end of each section to test how much information has been retained.

    The site is divided into three sections.

    Section 1 – Celldric’s house

    Covering:

  • Identifying electrical appliances
  • Identifying objects powered by cells
  • Potential danger of electricity
  • Electrical Safety in the home
  • Identifying electrical hazards
  • Quiz
  • Section 2 – Night Night

    Covering:

  • Using batteries
  • Basic circuits
  • Positive and negative poles
  • Identifying problems in circuits
  • Making useful circuits
  • Quiz
  • Section 3 – Out and About

    Covering:

  • Where does electricity come from?
  • How does it arrive at our homes?
  • High voltage electricity
  • Where do you find high voltage electricity?
  • Identifying high voltage hazards
  • Quiz
  • For further Key Stage 2 information on electrical safety go to the EDF website.

    Electricity and how to use it Safely

    The Switched on Kids website is useful resource for both parents and teachers and covers the following information on electricity:

  • What is electricity
  • Electrical safety in the home and garden
  • Information for parents & teachers includes the following sections:

  • Teachers
  • Parents
  • First aid
  • Worksheets
  • Links
  • Competition
  • Downloads
  • Tests
  • Screen savers
  • Games
  • A well thought out website run by the The Electrical Safety Council. Click to visit the Switched on Kids website.

    Powerwise Interactive Website Has Lots of Useful Information on the Dangers of Electricity

    A well designed website for children of two different age ranges primary & secondary.

    The Powerwise website has interactive games, facts & figures about electricity a useful resource for teachers & parents.

    English version
    Welsh version