NFA Community Risk Issues and Prevention Interventions : 16 Hours
This 2-day course is designed for students who work in the field of prevention. Students learn a basic overview of the "three Es" of prevention--education, engineering, and enforcement. The course concludes that the most effective way to combat community risk issues is to develop strategies that use all "three Es." The course is designed to provide the motivation and leadership for local organizations to enhance their prevention efforts. Course content includes evaluation of the types and levels of community prevention; how injuries, fires, and burns can be prevented; strategies and countermeasures to help people understand the injury, fire, or burn event and reduce the loss; and prevention approaches--behavior changes, legislation, and enforcement and engineering.
This course is part of the following Programs
There are no prerequisites to taking this course
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