Module 1: Achieving Equity in Health and Safety through Primary Prevention

Module 1 sets the stage for the Health Equity and Prevention Primer. It describes how a primary prevention approach leads to the goal of equity in health and safety.

Duration: 3 minutes and 33 seconds

Learning objectives:

  • Define primary prevention, disparities and inequities;
  • Identify examples of primary prevention strategies; and
  • Discuss why primary prevention is key to achieving equity in health and safety outcomes.

How to get started:

  1. Complete the module at your own pace.
  2. To begin, click to watch the video below.
  3. Download the transcription for module 1 to use as a guide as you go through the presentation


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After completing the Module:

  1. Click the "Next Module" button to continue in order, or return to the HEPP homepage to select any module
  2. Explore the Health Equity and Prevention Resources and equity-related efforts across the country
  3. Fill out the module 1 evaluation via Survey Monkey (for non-CHES users)
  4. Learn about the history of the HEPP tool: Methodology and Project Advisors