Safety & Prevention Topics

Many injuries can be avoided by taking preventive steps at home, on the road, and when you're at play.

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Special Caution on Concussions

Concussions affect many athletes, but these sports injuries are the least understood.

Sports Safety for Children

Because they are still growing, children are more susceptible to sports injuries. Half of those injuries could be prevented with proper safety gear, safer playing environments, and established safety rules.

Sports Safety—Identifying High-Risk Situations

High-risk situations include faulty or ill-fitting safety gear and equipment, lack of adult supervision, and an unsafe playing environment.

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Stay Awake Behind the Wheel

When you're behind the wheel, you may believe that you can stop yourself from falling asleep, but you can't. You may not even know you've dozed off.

Step-by-Step: Choking Rescue for a Baby (0-1 Year of Age)

This video shows the steps for a choking rescue for a baby.

Step-by-Step: Choking Rescue for a Child (Over 1 Year of Age)

This video shows the steps for doing a choking rescue for a child.

Step-by-Step: Safe Lifting

Here is how to lift safely.

Step-by-Step: Sterile Techniques for Putting on Gloves

Here are the steps for putting on sterile gloves.

Step-by-Step: Sterile Techniques for Taking Off Gloves

Here are the steps for removing sterile gloves.

Step-by-Step: Taking Your Pulse at Your Wrist

This video shows how to take your pulse at your wrist.