Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1965 (July) POR - Safety In The Home Badge


1) Give the family doctor's telephone number and directions for finding the nearest telephone.

2) Demonstrate the precautions to be taken when doing the following:

a) Placing saucepans on a cooker.

b) Washing and drying knives, carrying them, and passing them to another person.

c) Striking a match, lighting a candle or nightlight, and putting away a box of matches.

3) Know the dangers involved in the use of electricity and gas.

4) Explain three precautions that are taken in her own home to prevent accidents.

5) Know the danger to young children of two of the following:

a) Plastic bags.

b) Pills and medicines left within reach.

c) Sharp scissors, needles, etc.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Safety In The Home Badge


1) Tell the tester the telephone number of your family doctor.  Be able to use a telephone, and give directions to the nearest phone if there is not one in your own house.

2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:

a) place saucepans on a cooker.

b) wash and dry knives, carry them, and pass them to another person.

c) strike a match, light a candle, and put the matches away.

3) Know what dangers there could be when you use electricity and gas, and oil heaters.

4) Explain three ways used in your home to make sure that accidents do not happen.

5) Know how the following can be a danger to young children.

a) plastic bags.

b) pills and medicines left within reach.

c) Sharp scissors, needles, etc.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Safety in the Home Badge


1) a) Tell the tester the telephone number of your family doctor.

b) Be able to use a telephone.

c) Be able to give directions to the nearest telephone if there is not one in your house.

d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance, the fire brigade.

2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:

a) place saucepans on a cooker.

b) wash and dry knives, carry them and pass them to another person.

c) strike a match, light a candle and put the matches away.

3) Know what dangers there could be when you use electricity and gas and oil heaters.

4) Explain three ways used in your home to ensure that accidents do not happen.

5) Know how the following can be a danger to young children:

a) plastic bags.

b) pills and medicines left within reach.

c) sharp scissors, needles, etc.

d) disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Safety in the Home Badge

1) a) Give the name and address of your family doctor and the telephone number.  If you do not know the number show how to find it.
b) show how to make a call on a private telephone and a public telephone.
c) Be able to give directions to the public telephone nearest to your own home.
d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance or fire brigade in an emergency according to the situation.
2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:
a) make a hot milky drink, using saucepan and cooker.
b) wash and dry sharp knives, carry them and pass them to another person.
c) strike the match, light a candle and put the matches away.
3) Name three accidents which could happen with electric and gas and oil heaters (one for each group).
4) Give three ways of preventing an accident in your home in the kitchen, living-room and bathroom (one for each).
5) Tell the tester in what ways the following can be dangerous to young children:
a) plastic bags.
b) pills and medicines left within reach.
c) sharp scissors, needles, tins, etc.
d) disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Safety in the Home Badge


1) a) Give the name and address of your family doctor and the telephone number.  If you do not know the number show how to find it.

b) Show how to make a call on a private telephone and a public telephone.

c) Be able to give directions to the public telephone nearest to your own house.

d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance or the fire brigade in an emergency according to the situation.

2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:

a) Make a hot milky drink, using saucepan and cooker.

b) Wash and dry sharp knives, carry them and pass them to another person.

c) Strike a match, light a candle and put the matches away.

3) Name an accident which could happen with each of the following: 

a) Electricity

b) Gas

c) Oil heaters.

4) Explain one way of preventing an accident in your house in :

a) The kitchen

b) The living-room

c) The bathroom.

5) Tell the tester in what ways the following can be dangerous to young children:

a) Plastic bags.

b) Pills and medicines left within reach.

c) Sharp scissors, needles, tins, etc.

d) Disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Safety in the Home Badge

1) a) Give the name and address of your family doctor and the telephone number.  If you do not know the number show how to find it.
b) Show how to make a call on a private telephone and a public telephone.
c) Be able to give directions to the public telephone nearest to your own house.
d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance or fire brigade in an emergency according to the situation.
2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:
a) Make a hot milky drink, using saucepan and cooker.
b) Wash and dry sharp knives, carry them and pass them to another person.
c) Strike a match, light a candle and put the matches away.
3) Name an accident which could happen with each of the following:
a) Electricity
b) Gas
c) Oil heaters.
4) Explain one way of preventing an accident in your house in:
a) The kitchen
b) The living room
c) The bathroom
5) Tell the tester in what ways the following can be dangerous to young children:
a) Plastic bags
b) Pills and medicines left within reach
c) Sharp scissors, needles, tins, etc.
d) Disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.

1991 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Safety in the Home Badge


1) a) Give the name, address and telephone number of your family doctor.  If you do not know the number who how you would find it.

b) Show how to make a call on a private telephone and a public telephone.

c) Be able to give directions to the public telephone nearest to your own house.

d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance or the fire brigade in an emergency according to the situation.

2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:

a) make a hot milky drink, using a saucepan and cooker.

b) wash and dry sharp knives, carry them and pass them to another person.

c) strike a match, light a candle and put the matches away.

3) Name an accident which could happen with each of the following:

a) electricity

b) gas

c) oil heaters.

4) Explain one way of preventing an accident in your house in:

a) the kitchen

b) the living room

c) the bathroom.

5) Tell the tester how the following can be dangerous to young children:

a) plastic bags

b) pills and medicines left within reach

c) sharp scissors, needles, tins and so on.

d) disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.

1994 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Safety in the Home Badge


1) a) Give the name, address and telephone number of your family doctor.  If you do not know the number show how you would find it.

b) Show how to make a call on a private telephone and a public telephone.

c) Be able to give directions to the public telephone nearest to your own house.

d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance or the fire brigade in emergency according to the situation.

2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:

a) make a hot milky drink, using a saucepan and cooker

b) wash and dry sharp knives, carry them and pass them to another person

c) strike a match, light a candle and put the matches away.

3) Name an accident which could happen with each of the following:

a) electricity

b) gas

c) oil heaters

4) Explain one way of preventing an accident in your house in:

a) the kitchen

b) the living room

c) the bathroom

5) Tell the tester how the following can be dangerous to young children:

a) plastic bags

b) pills and medicines left within reach

c) sharp scissors, needles, tins and so on

d) disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.

1995 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Safety in the Home Badge

1) a) Give the name, address and telephone number of your family doctor.  If you do not know the number, show how you would find it.
b) Show how to make a call on a private telephone and a public telephone.
c) Be able to give someone directions to the public telephone nearest to your house.
d) Know how to call the police, an ambulance or the fire brigade in an emergency according to the situation.
2) Show how you would do the following in a safe way:
a) make a hot milky drink
b) wash and dry sharp knives and carry them to another person
c) strike a match, light a candle and put the matches away.
3) Name an accident which could happen with each of the following
a) electricity
b) gas
c) solid fuel.
4) explain one way of preventing an accident in your house in:
a) the kitchen
b) the living room
c) the bathroom.
5) Tell the tester how the following can be dangerous to young children:
a) plastic bags
b) pills and medicines left within reach
c) sharp scissors, needles, tins and so on
d) disinfectants, detergents and insecticides.
2009 Brownie Badge Book - Home Safety Badge

1) Do both of the following:
* Show how to do the following safely.
- Make a hot drink.
- Switch an electrical appliance of and off, such as a hairdryer, TV or CD-player.
* Know how to fill a bath safely.
2) Do both of the following:
* Study a room in your house looking for possible dangers.  Draw a picture of the room showing the dangers.  Think about the following.
- Electrical sockets and plugs.
- Trailing and damaged wires.
- Clothes
- Toys.
- Electrical equipment
- Windows
- Doors
- Furniture
- Floor coverings
* Explain why you think they may be dangerous and how to make the room safer.  Know what needs to be done, and who should do it.
3) Do both of the following:
* Make up a game or activity to help other Brownies learn how the following could be a danger to young children.
- Plastic bags
- Medicines and pills left within reach
- Scissors, knives, needles and pins.
- Chemicals like cleaning fluids and disinfectants.
* Know how to reduce these dangers.
4) Explain how and when to call the emergency services.  Know how to use a household, mobile and public telephone in an emergency.
5) Do all of the following.
* Give the name, address and telephone number of a relative or neighbor who could help in an emergency.
* Know where there is a working torch for use in an emergency, for example in a power cut.
* Know how to contact your family doctor in an emergency.
2013 Brownie Badge Book - Home Safety Badge

1) do both of the following.
* Show how to do the following safely.
- Make a hot drink.
- Switch an electrical appliance on and off, such as a hairdryer, TV or CD player.
* Know how to fill a bath safely.
2) Do both of the following.
* Study a room in your house looking for possible dangers.  Draw a picture of the room showing the dangers.  Think about the following.
- Electrical sockets and plugs
- Trailing and damaged wires.
- Clothes
- Toys.
- Electrical equipment.
- Windows.
- Doors.
- Furniture.
- Floor coverings.
* Explain why you think they may be dangerous and how to make the room safe.  Know what needs to be done, and who should do it.
3) Do both of the following.
* Make up a game or activity to help other Brownies learn how the following could be a danger to young children.
- Plastic bags.
- Medicines and pills left within reach.
- Scissors, knives, needles and pins.
- Chemicals like cleaning fluids and disinfectants.
* Know how to reduce these dangers.
4) Explain how and when to call the emergency services.  Know how to use a household, mobile and public telephone in an emergency.
5) Do all of the following.
* Give the name, address and telephone number of a relative or neighbor who could help in an emergency.
* Know where there is a working torch for use in an emergency, for example in a power cut.
* Know how to contact your family doctor in an emergency.

2016 Brownie Badge Book - Home Safety Badge

1) Do both of the following.
* Show how to do the following safely.
- Make a hot drink.
- Switch an electrical appliance on and off, such as a hairdryer or TV.
* Know how to fill a bath safely.
2) Do both of the following.
* Study a room in your house looking for possible dangers.  Draw a picture of the room showing the dangers.  Think about.
- Electrical sockets and plugs
- Trailing and damaged wires.
- Clothes
- Toys.
- Electrical equipment.
- Windows.
- Doors.
- Furniture.
- Floor coverings.
* Explain why you think they may be dangerous and how to make the room safer.  Know what needs to be done, and who should do it.
3) Do both of the following.
* Make up a game or activity to help other Brownies learn how the following could be a danger to young children.
- Plastic bags.
- Medicines and pills left within reach.
- Scissors, knives, needles and pins.
- Chemicals like cleaning fluids and disinfectants.
- Plastic bags
* Know how to reduce these dangers.
4) Explain how and when to call the emergency services.  Know how to use a household, mobile and public telephone in an emergency.
5) Do all of the following.
* Give the name, address and telephone number of a relative or neighbor who could help in an emergency.
* Know where there is a working torch for use in an emergency, for example in a power cut.
* Know how to contact your family doctor in an emergency.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Home Safety Badge


1. Do both of the following.

  • Show how to do the following safely.
  • Make a hot drink.
  • Switch an electrical appliance on and off, such as a hairdryer or TV.
  • Know how to fill a bath safely.

2. Do both of the following.

  • Study a room in your house looking for possible dangers. Draw a picture of the room showing the dangers. Think about:
    • electrical sockets and plugs
    • trailing and damaged wires
    • clothes
    • toys
    • electrical equipment
    • windows
    • doors
    • furniture
    • floor coverings.
  • Explain why you think they may be dangerous and how to make the room safer. Know what needs to be done, and who should do it.

3. Do both of the following.

  • Make up a game or activity to help other Brownies learn how the following could
    • be a danger to young children.
    • Medicines and pills left within reach.
    • Scissors, knives, needles and pins.
    • Chemicals like cleaning fluids and disinfectants.
    • Plastic bags.
  • Know now how to reduce these dangers.

4. Explain how and when to call the emergency services. Know how to use a household, mobile and public telephone in an emergency.

5. Do all of the following.

  • Give the name, address and telephone number of a relative or neighbour who could help in an emergency.
  • Know where there is a working torch for use in an emergency, for example in a power cut.
  • Know how to contact your family doctor in an emergency.

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