What are the two main types of threats to society?
How do threats to public safety and public health differ?
Today we will
Sidentify the differences between Threats to Public Safety and Threats to Public Health and explain the consequent effects in the human body.
Threats to public safety are direct threats to individuals and their property such as crime, terrorism, and natural disasters. Threats to public health are threats to the health of the population and include biological, chemical, and environmental threats.
Threats to Public Safety vs. Threats to Public Health
students need to identify and explain three examples of Threats to Public Safety and three examples of Threats to Public Health, along with their effects on the human body.
What strategies could be used to address both threats to public safety and public health?
Brain break: Draw a pineapple hopping on one foot while juggling sunglasses, a rubber duck, and a scoop of ice cream
Question: How can you differentiate Threats to Public Safety and Threats to Public Health? Clues: • Think about how they affect individuals, communities, and society at large. • Public safety hazards involve physical danger to people or property. • Public health hazards involve potential illnesses, diseases, or risks to people’s wellbeing. In pairs complete the following task: A. Work in pairs to explain the difference between Threats to Public Safety and Threats to Public Health with a drawing. B. Compare your drawings with other pairs and explain your thoughts.
Which of the following is an example of a threat to public safety?
- Air pollution
- Infectious disease
What is a common concern related to threats to public safety?
- Food poisoning
- Violence and crime
- Climate change
Which one below belongs more closely to threats to public safety?
- Terrorist attacks
- Environmental pollution
Which of the following is an example of a threat to public health?
- Natural disasters
- Traffic accidents
- Pandemic outbreak