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  1. 1. Chapter Sixteen Protecting Your Safety
  2. 2. Intentional Injuries <ul><li>Committed on purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homicide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domestic violence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>intimate partner violence </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>maltreatment of children </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>maltreatment of elders </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Intentional Injuries (cont’d) <ul><li>Types, cont’d </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gangs and youth violence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gun violence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bias and hate crimes </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Road Rage <ul><li>Violence as a result of drivers’ action against another </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations to avoid road rage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid making hand gestures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use horn sparingly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow plenty of time to reach destination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imagine yourself being videotaped while driving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid blocking passing lane </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid switching lanes without signaling </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Road Rage (cont’d) <ul><li>Recommendations to avoid road rage, cont’d </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use only one parking space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid parking in a handicapped space, unless you are disabled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid tailgating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not allow your door to hit another parked car next to you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid making eye contact with other drivers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not talk on car phone while driving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep music volume down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drive defensively </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Rape and Sexual Assaults <ul><li>Crime of sexual aggression </li></ul><ul><li>Types of sexual crimes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquaintance/date rape </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Date rape drugs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sexual abuse of children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sexual harassment </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Identity Theft <ul><li>Order a copy of your credit report and review carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid obvious commonly used passwords </li></ul><ul><li>Keep personal info at home secure </li></ul><ul><li>Ask about security procedures at work/school </li></ul><ul><li>Read all bills carefully and recognize all charges </li></ul><ul><li>Do not give out personal info by parties requesting this unless you have consented otherwise </li></ul><ul><li>Be wary of pickpockets and carry only the information needed </li></ul><ul><li>If you are a victim, contact the police and credit bureaus quickly </li></ul>http://www.consumer.gov/idtheft/
  8. 9. Unintentional Injuries <ul><li>Injuries occurring without any intent of harm </li></ul><ul><li>Safety categories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>residential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>recreational </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>firearm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>motor vehicle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>campus </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Chapter Sixteen Protecting Your Safety

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