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    Insel10ebrup Ppt Ch16 Insel10ebrup Ppt Ch16 Presentation Transcript

    • Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence Chapter 16
    • Impact On the American Society
      • 160,000 Americans die for injuries
      • Intentional Injury
        • One that is purposely inflicted, by either oneself or another person.
      • Unintentional Injury
        • Injury occurs when no harm is attended
      • Average Day
        • 45 homicides
        • 85 suicides
        • 304 deaths from unintentional injuries
        • 1500 suicide attempts
        • 20,000 interpersonal assaults
        • 63,6000 disabling injuries
    • Unintentional Injures
      • What Causes an Injury?
        • Combination of human and environmental factors.
      • Motor Vehicle Injuries.
        • Factors Contributing to Motor Vehicle Injuries
          • Speeding – 60% of all accidents
          • Aggressive driving
          • Fatigue and sleepiness
          • Cell phones and other distractions
          • Alcohol and other drugs
          • Safety belts, air bags, and child safety seats
    • Preventing Motor Vehicle Injuries
      • Never drive under the influence.
      • Keep your car in good working condition.
      • Allow for plenty of following distance.
      • Increase your following distance and slow down if weather is bad.
      • Choose interstate highways versus rural roads.
      • Always signal.
      • Stop completely at stop signs.
      • Special care at intersections.
      • Don’t pass on two-lane roads.
    • Motorcycles and Mopeds
      • Maximize your visibility.
      • Develop the necessary skills.
      • Wear a helmet.
      • Protect your eyes with goggles.
      • Drive defensively.
    • Bicycles
      • Wear safety equipment.
      • Maximize your visibility.
      • Ride with flow of traffic.
      • Ride defensively.
      • Stop at all traffic lights.
      • Continue pedaling at all times.
      • Properly maintain your bicycle.
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    • Home Injuries
      • Falls
      • Fires
        • Smoke detectors
      • Poisoning
      • Suffocation and choking
        • Heimlich maneuver
      • Firearms
    • Leisure Injuries
      • Swimming
        • Not swimming alone
        • Personal floatation device
        • Check the surroundings
      • In-line skating injuries.
      • Scooter injuries.
    • Work Injuries
      • Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (OSHA)
        • Occupational Safety and Health act of 1970.
      • Back injuries
        • Proper mechanics
      • Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs)
        • Carpal tunnel syndrome
        • Tendonitis
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    • Violence and Intentional Injuries
      • Violence
        • More than 1.4 million Americans fall victim each year.
      • Factors Contributing to Violence
        • Social Factors
        • Violence in the media
        • Gender
        • Interpersonal factors
        • Alcohol and other drugs
        • Firearms
    • Violence and Intentional Injuries
      • Assault
      • Homicide
      • Gang-Related violence
      • Hate crimes
      • School violence
      • Workplace violence
      • Terrorism
    • Family and Intimate Violence
      • Battering
      • Stalking and Cyberstalking
      • Violence against children
      • Elder abuse
    • Sexual Violence
      • Sexual Assault: Rape
        • Statutory rape
        • Date rape
        • Who commits Rape?
        • Factors Contributing to Date Rape.
        • Date rape drugs
          • Rohypnol,GHB, “Special K”
          • Date-Induced rape prevention and punishment act of 1996.
        • Dealing with a Sexual Assault
          • (WOAR) recommendations
        • The effects of rape
    • Child Sexual Abuse
      • Sexual act imposed on a minor.
        • Incest
        • Most sexually abused children are between 8 and 12 when the abuse first occurs.
        • Surveys suggest that as many as 27% of women and 16% of men were sexually abused as children.
      • Sexual Harassment
        • Affects academic or employment decisions or evaluations.
        • Interferes with an individual’s academic or work performance.
        • Creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive academic, work, or student living environment.
    • What You Can Do About Violence
      • Training for conflict resolution
      • Identify and target-risk groups for intervention.
      • Reducing gun-related injuries.
          • Adoption of consumer safety standards for guns.
    • Providing Emergency Care
      • First aid
      • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
      • Emergency medical services (EMS) system.
          • Check the situation
          • Check the victim
          • Call for help: Call 9-1-1 in most areas
          • Care for the victim
    • Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence Chapter 16