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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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