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Ch 5: Injury Prevention & Personal Safety

About This Chapter

Let the following study guide help you learn about how to prevent injuries and the importance of personal safety. Watch online video lessons and use the corresponding self-assessments to increase your comprehension and understanding of these topics.

Injury Prevention & Personal Safety - Chapter Summary

This chapter will help you discover different ways you can avoid injuries and also how to increase personal safety. Some of the topics that are covered in these video lessons include:

  • Factors that contribute to violent crimes
  • Differences between unintentional and intentional injuries
  • Dangers in the home
  • Pedestrian and car precautions
  • Life-saving techniques

The lessons in this chapter are all mobile friendly. You can study at home or away from home as long as you have reliable Internet connection. Having this freedom allows you to study on a schedule that is best for you.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: Injury Prevention & Personal Safety
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Violence in America: Societal & Personal Factors

1. Violence in America: Societal & Personal Factors

More than just economic factors play a role in the potential for someone to commit a violent crime. Some other types of factors that may contribute to someone committing a violent crime are discussed here as well.

Unintentional Injuries vs. Intentional Injuries: Definitions & Differences

2. 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.

Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

3. 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.

Workplace Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

4. Workplace Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

What's your line of work? Or, what are the dangers you face at work? Workplace safety is important; that's why we are going to discuss how to keep yourself safe in this lesson.

Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

5. Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

The safety of pedestrians and motor vehicle operators are often interlinked. This lesson will teach you about important safety measures you can take as a driver and a pedestrian to protect your life and those of others.

Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

6. Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

This lesson will teach you the first important steps you may need to take during an emergency situation and some basic but important life-saving techniques you can use during such an emergency.

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