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Finding Hazards in the Home

Use this activity to teach staff, parents or caregivers about where falls can occur in the home. Download the images and answer sheet below. 

Organization/Sponsor Contact: London Health Sciences Centre (Jennifer.britton@lhsc.on.ca), developed with Child Safety Middlesex London
Type of Activity: Education
Target Audience: Staff, Parents and/or Caregivers
Costs: There may be printing costs associated with this activity
Timeline for Activity: Can be completed in an hour or less

Materials, Resources and People Needed for the Activities

Finding Hazards- bathroom

Finding hazards activity- Bathroom

Finding Hazards- Kitchen

Finding hazards activity- Kitchen

Finding Hazards- Living Room

Finding hazards activity- Living Room

Finding Hazards- Nursery

Finding hazards activity- Nursery

Finding hazards activity- Answer Sheet


The Middlesex-London Health Unit also offers Home Safety Checklists in English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Arabic: https://www.healthunit.com/home-safety-checklist 

A short webinar outlining instructions to implement this activity was done on July 16th 2019. The webinar recording can be viewed on YouTube and you can access the slide deck here

Running this activity in a virtual setting:

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