Ch 28: Injury Prevention and Safety Strategies

About This Chapter

Complete the lessons and assessments of this chapter to improve your understanding of differences between unintentional and intentional injuries, preventing intention injuries, product safety, the purpose of OSHA, residential safety and child safety.

Injury Prevention and Safety Strategies - Chapter Summary

The lessons and assessments in this chapter have been assembled to help you improve your knowledge of the different types of injuries and the methods, organizations and products that prevent them. Each lesson is taught by an expert instructor and is mobile device compatible, allowing you to have a versatile and effective way to review:

  • Differences between unintentional and intentional injuries
  • Strategies for preventing intentional injuries
  • Product safety and regulations
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and work place safety
  • Precautionary safety measures for residences
  • Safety equipment and child proofing

Reinforce your retention of the material presented in these lessons and study the key chapter vocabulary by reading the lesson transcripts. Lesson quizzes have also been included to give you an opportunity to uncover topics you don't understand. To improve your understanding of these topics, quiz results will provide links to the lesson areas that explain the topics you missed. If a topic is challenging or confusing, use the teacher tabs to ask our instructors for further assistance.

6 Lessons in Chapter 28: Injury Prevention and Safety Strategies
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Unintentional Injuries vs. Intentional Injuries: Definitions & Differences

1. Unintentional Injuries vs. Intentional Injuries: Definitions & Differences

It was an accident! We've all exclaimed that. Accident or not, intentional and unintentional injuries occur on a second by second basis in the U.S. We'll explore which ones result in tragedy most often.

Strategies to Prevent Intentional Injuries

2. Strategies to Prevent Intentional Injuries

Violent crimes occur on a daily basis, but that does not mean you have to be a victim. This lesson will outline some basic, but important tips and strategies you can use to keep yourself safe at home and in the outer world.

Product Safety: Definition & Concept

3. Product Safety: Definition & Concept

We use dozens of products every day. With so many products in our daily lives, how do we know which ones are potentially dangerous? Learn about the laws, organizations and remedies that exist to ensure the safety of consumer products.

OSHA: Ensuring Workplace Safety

4. OSHA: Ensuring Workplace Safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was enacted in 1970 and created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA. This lesson discusses the role of OSHA in ensuring workplace safety.

Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

5. Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

Residential safety involves safety measures that concern your home. This lesson will explain the many dangers that lurk at home and how you can avoid them.

Child Proofing with Safety Equipment

6. Child Proofing with Safety Equipment

What dangers lurk, waiting to injure or even kill a child? What safety equipment can you use to prevent an injury to a child or even their death? This lesson focuses on safety equipment that can be used for a child's benefit for sport, car, and home.

Chapter Practice Exam
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