Teaching Elementary School Health Education/Injury Prevention and Safety

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Injury Prevention and Safety

Injury Prevention and Safety is the area of health that focuses following guidelines to reduce the risk of unintentional injuries. It is an important area of health that teaches young people important life skills to help keep them safe and out of harms way in the future. The over all area of Injury Prevention and safety includes following safety guidelines for the following risk situations:

Unintentional Injuries

Severe Weather, Natural Disasters, and National Alerts

Motor Vehicle Safety

Violence

Respecting Authority and Obeying Laws

Physical Violence and Abuse

Sexual Violence and Abuse

Gangs

Weapons

First Aid