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Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2
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Taking Charge (2nd ed.), Chapter 4.2

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  • 1. Keeping Yourself Healthy and Safe Section 4.2: Play It Safe At School Taking Charge: Chapter 4 © 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 2. Campus Life <ul><li>Have fun, be adventurous and explore </li></ul><ul><li>Campus crime rates have increased over the past 7 years </li></ul><ul><li>Remember a few common sense guidelines to stay safe </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 3. Moderation in All Things <ul><li>Alcohol takes away normal inhibitions and internal warning systems </li></ul><ul><li>Do not drink and drive </li></ul><ul><li>If at a party, keep alcohol intake to a minimum </li></ul><ul><li>Women need to be particularly careful with alcohol </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 4. Risky Business <ul><li>Up to 25% of college students report having a STD </li></ul><ul><li>Cases are only rising </li></ul><ul><li>800,000-900,000 Americans currently live with AIDS </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 5. Sex: Protecting Yourself <ul><li>Not everyone is doing it </li></ul><ul><li>Make your own decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Use a condom </li></ul><ul><li>If sexually active, get tested for HIV regularly, even when you use condoms </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 6. Classroom/Lab Safety <ul><li>Labs can be hazardous when not handled correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Treat all equipment with great respect </li></ul><ul><li>Follow instructors rules and safety guidelines </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 7. Classroom Guidelines <ul><li>Don’t wear loose clothing in the lab </li></ul><ul><li>Wear closed-toe shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t eat or drink in the lab </li></ul><ul><li>Wear your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarize yourself with locations of fire extinguishers and first aid </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 8. Campus Safety <ul><li>Keep doors locked at all times </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t accept rides from strangers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t leave valuables lying around </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid drunkenness </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid being out alone at night </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 9. Further Reflections <ul><li>Do you consider yourself to be a cautious person around campus? How can you increase your safety? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you feel when you hear about campus crimes on the news? Does it provoke caution for you? </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing
  • 10. Additional Resources <ul><li>Campus Blues </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.campusblues.com </li></ul><ul><li>The Dangers of Alcohol http://co.sullivan.ny.us/documentView.asp?docID=496 </li></ul><ul><li>TSTC Waco Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act http://www.waco.tstc.edu/public_safety/RightToKnow.pdf </li></ul>© 2010 TSTC Publishing

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