Discuss how fatalities and injuries are affected by time of day, month, and location in a residence.

 

Compare and discuss fire deaths, death rates, and relative risk between among gender/race categories

Discuss how fatalities and injuries are affected by time of day, month, and location in a residence. Explain how this knowledge can help in educating the elderly, their family, and their caregivers.

Think of an older adult you know. Consider if this person encountered a fire in their home at 4:30 a.m. Describe the behavior you would expect from them, and explain why.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established a hierarchy of controls for reducing risks associated with hazards at workplaces. You can view OSHA’s hierarchy of controls at the following link: https://www.osha.gov/dte/grant_materials/fy10/sh-20839-10/hierarchy_of_controls.pdf. Choose one level of the hierarchy, and discuss a control method with which you are familiar. Summarize the positive and negative attributes of the control method you chose, and suggest the difficulties one might expect to encounter while implementing the control method