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Injury Prevention Module

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Vehicle Safety and Helmet Use
Violence Prevention
Other Campus Safety Issues

Vehicle Safety and Helmet Use
Seat Belts

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org/buckling

Governors Highway Safety Association - Seat Belt Laws - www.ghsa.org/html/stateinfo/laws/seatbelt_laws.html

Teen Drivers

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org/graduated-driver-licensing

NHTSA - Teen Drivers - Additional Resources - http://www.nhtsa.gov/Driving+Safety/Teen+Drivers/Teen+Drivers+Education/Teen+Drivers+-+Additional+Resources

Impaired Driving

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org/impaired-driving

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Rethinking Drinking - What counts as a drink? rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/WhatCountsDrink/

Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Calculator and Misconceptions - www.ou.edu/oupd/bac.htm

BAC calculator - www.friendsdrivesober.org/

Motorcycle HelmetsAdvocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org/motorcycle-helmets
Intersection Safety
Rollover CrashesAdvocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org/rollover
SpeedingAdvocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org/speeding
Driving Related Issues

Distraction.gov - click on Distraction challenge to see if you know the laws of your state. Distracted driving - http://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html

Gauging your Distraction (texting simulation game) - www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/07/19/technology/20090719-driving-game.html

If You Want To Know More:

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety - www.saferoads.org

National Safety Council - www.nsc.org

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Violence Prevention
Anger ManagementAmerican Psychological Association - Controlling Anger - Before It Controls You: www.apa.org/topics/anger/control.aspx
Campus Violence

World Health Organization, Definition of Violence - www.who.int/topics/violence/en

Centers for Disease Control, Violence Prevention Education, Help Stop Violence Before It Happens - http://vetoviolence.cdc.gov/basics-overview.html

Dating Violence, Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault and Abuse

National Women's Health Information Center - www.womenshealth.gov/violence-against-women

Men Can Stop Rape - www.mencanstoprape.org

Search www.k-state.edu for health and safety resources.

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.SAFE (7233)

National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673

K-State's Safe Zone - www.k-state.edu/safezone

If You Want To Know More:

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence - www.nrcdv.org

Men Can Stop Rape - www.mencanstoprape.org

Virginia Tech - Be an Active Bystander - www.stopabuse.vt.edu/bystander.php

Centers for Disease Control:

Love is Not Abuse - www.loveisnotabuse.com/web/guest/home

Violence, American Psychological Association - www.apa.org/topics/violence/index.aspx

Active Bystanders, Mediation@MIT - http://web.mit.edu/bystanders

Checklist for Bystander Action, Know Your Power at University of New Hampshire - www.know-your-power.org/checklist.html

OnGuard Online.gov - www.onguardonline.gov

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Other Campus Safety Issues
Sun Safety

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Basic Information about Skin Cancer - www.cdc.gov/cancer/skin/basic_info

U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Stay Safe in the Summer Sun, The ABCs of Sun Protection - www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm352255.htm

Environmental Protection Agency - SunWise Program - Health Effects of Overexposure to the Sun:

National Cancer Institute - What You Need to Know about Skin Cancer - www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/skin

American Academy of Dermatology, Skin Cancer - www.aad.org/media-resources/stats-and-facts/conditions/skin-cancer

Campus Fire Safety

U.S. Fire Administration - www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens

People's Burn Foundation - www.pbfeducation.org/courses/igot2kno

Candles and Fires
If You Want To Know More:

US Fire Administration - Summer Storm Fire Safety - www.usfa.fema.gov/citizens/home_fire_prev/holiday-seasonal/summer_storms.shtm

Tornado Safety: www.ready.gov/tornadoes

Tornadoes, MedlinePlus - www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tornadoes.html

Sun Exposure, MedlinePlus -www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sunexposure.html

Sunglasses, EyeCare America, Foundation of American Academy of Ophthalmology - www.aao.org/eyecare/tmp/Sunglasses.cfm

Health and Beauty, American Academy of Dermatology - www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/health-and-beauty

National Safety Council - www.nsc.org

U.S. Fire Administration - www.usfa.fema.gov

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