Safe Hand and Wrist Movements 10/02/2012 () Safe Hand and Wrist Movements Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Safe Hand and Wrist Movements Topic Overview Try to avoid hand and wrist movements that can cause pain and other symptoms. Keep your wrists straight or only slightly bent. Avoid activities that bend or twist the wrists for long periods of time. Take frequent breaks from typing or other repetitive activities to stretch your hands and wrists.
Safe Use of Long-Acting Opiates 02/05/2013 () Safe Use of Long-Acting Opiates Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Safe Use of Long-Acting Opiates Topic Overview Long-acting opiate pain relievers are medicines used to relieve moderate to severe long-term pain. They are also called extended-release opiates. Opiates relieve pain by changing the way your body feels pain. They don't cure a health problem, but they help you manage the pain.
Safer Sex 04/05/2012 () Safer Sex Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Covers safer sex practices like abstinence, using condoms, watching for symptoms of STIs, and limiting number of sex partners you have. Includes list of questions to ask someone before having sex. Safer Sex Topic Overview Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are spread by sexual contact involving the genitals, mouth, or rectum, and can also be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus before or during delivery.
Safety Around Irrigation Canals 11/26/2012 () Safety Around Irrigation Canals Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Safety Around Irrigation Canals Topic Overview Many irrigation canals do not have protective barriers. These canals are full during the warmer months of the year to distribute water to residents and businesses, such as farms or agriculture-based companies. These canals can appear to be an ideal place to cool off on a hot day and swim.
Safety Plan: Preparing to Leave a Violent Relationship 09/05/2013 () Safety Plan: Preparing to Leave a Violent Relationship Topic Contents Topic Overview Related Information Credits Safety Plan: Preparing to Leave a Violent Relationship Topic Overview A violent relationship puts you and your children at risk for injury and even death. Making a plan will help provide for your safety and your children's safety. Know that leaving an abusive relationship can be the most dangerous time for you.