Ch 29: Personal Safety Precautions

About This Chapter

Watch online health video lessons to learn about residential, workplace, recreational, pedestrian and automotive safety as well as emergency care procedures. Take the quizzes that follow each lesson to test your knowledge of personal safety precautions.

Personal Safety Precautions - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, instructors illustrate some measures you can take to improve your personal safety, whether you're sitting at home, putting in a hard day's work or getting some fresh air in the great outdoors. If an emergency does occur, you can also use what you've learned to provide basic care until first responders arrive. By this chapter's end, you should be familiar with the following:

  • Precautionary measures for staying safe at home and at work
  • Tips for increasing your safety while outdoors or on the road
  • Methods for providing care in an emergency

Video Objectives
Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures Find out what residential safety entails and get a list protective measures for maintaining a safe home environment.
Workplace Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures Explore some precautionary measures designed to increase safety while at work.
Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures Discover what steps you can take to increase safety while walking or riding in a vehicle. Study guidelines for safely operating a vehicle.
Water & Recreational Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures Outline methods used to increase safety while in or around water or participating in other recreational activities.
Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods Learn how to provide basic emergency care for individuals who have collapsed or stopped breathing. Find out what to do if someone is choking, bleeding, seizing or suffering from alcohol poisoning or a drug overdose.

5 Lessons in Chapter 29: Personal Safety Precautions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

1. Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

Residential safety refers to the safety in one's home, where there are many potential sources of danger. Learn the definition of residential safety, explore the sources of danger, and review several precautionary measures.

Workplace Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

2. Workplace Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

Workplace safety refers to the condition of the work environment of employees and is concerned with eliminating injuries, risks, and hazards. Learn the definition and causes of workplace injuries to understand how to avert injuries that may occur in the workplace.

Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

3. Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

Both pedestrians and drivers face risks on the road, but following important tips can increase safety. Explore the definition, statistics, and precautionary measures of pedestrian and automotive safety, and understand how they are connected.

Water & Recreational Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

4. Water & Recreational Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

Safety is an essential part of outdoor fun. Learn the definition of water and recreational safety, discover water safety tips and precautionary measures, and explore other recreational safety advice.

Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

5. Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

In emergency situations, there are a few different types and methods of providing care. Look at the check, call, and care method, the Heimlich maneuver, CPR, and how to care for bleeding, burns, and other injuries.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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