Prevention may refer to:

General safety
  • Crime prevention
  • Hazard prevention, the process of risk study and elimination and mitigation in emergency management
  • Pollution prevention
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Risk prevention
  • Risk management
Health and medicine
  • Preventive medicine
  • Preventive Medicine (journal), a peer-reviewed medical journal
  • Prevention (magazine), an American healthy lifestyle magazine
  • prevent defense, an American football defensive alignment
  • Prevention (album) (2009), an album by the Scottish indie-rock band De Rosa
  • Prevent (campaign), an anti-radicalization program in the United Kingdom

Famous quotes containing the word prevention:

    ... if this world were anything near what it should be there would be no more need of a Book Week than there would be a of a Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
    Dorothy Parker (1893–1967)