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The six categories of accidents involving school age children include:

School, playground, sports fields, highways,

activity-based, and public arenas.
School, personal, public, home, individual,
and medical.
School, traffic, recreational, home, personal,
and disaster.
School, bullying, violence, traffic, home, and

The leading cause of death in the home is due to:

Natural disaster.
Gunshot wounds.

Most school accidents occur in physical education classes, during playground

activities, and:

In the lunch room.

In the library.
During extracurricular activities.
In sport contests.

When children are at home alone, it is important to reinforce which of the

following safety rules?

Know the appropriate emergency telephone numbers and also have a trusted
neighbor to call.
Do not interact with anyone on the Internet without direction supervision by
the parents.
All of the above.
Know how to answer the phone properly and use the phone to summon

All of the following are examples of unintentional injuries EXCEPT:

Falling off the swing and bruising an arm.

Slipping in the mud and scraping a knee.
Falling on the ground and spraining an ankle after being deliberately shoved
by another student.
Slipping with the scissors and cutting a finger.

Violence at school and while going to and from school can lead to:

Lower student achievement.
All of the above.

Which of the following is NOT a strategy found to be effective in reducing school


Setting up student employment programs and organized youth

Using conflict resolution strategies to defuse potentially violent situations.
Meeting with the principal every other week.
Establishing crisis centers for students who commit violent acts or threaten

Besides an injury-prone personality, studies show that other possible risk factors

Economic status.
Transient states.
Personal characteristics.
All of the above.

The comprehensive school safety program includes all of the following EXCEPT:

Expelling any child that does not conform to school policies and mandates.
Providing safe transportation and instruction by and for faculty, staff, and
Establishing accident reporting and record-keeping procedures and making
sure there is liability insurance protection for all faculty and staff.
Providing emergency health care for all individuals attending or employed
by the school and maintaining a safe environment.

In order to be prepared to handle medical and emergency situations in school,

faculty and staff should do all of the following EXCEPT:

Become certified and stay current in first aid procedures.

Administer first aid only to children whose parents have provided informed
Check with school administration and medical personnel to determine
established procedures for handling medical problems and emergencies.
Seek help while giving first aid.

Strategies to prevent school violence include:

Establishing a dress code.

Having parents and other community members volunteer in the classroom
and lunchroom.
All of the above.
Monitor movement of students by teachers and staff.

Traffic safety education should include teaching children how to:

Interact with motor vehicles as a pedestrian.

Ride a school bus safely by wearing seat belts.
All of the above.
Ride their bicycles safety.