Posts Categorized: Injury Prevention

Keep Your Child Safe While You Shop

While shopping for the holidays may be stressful, there is actually a much more dangerous risk. It is estimated that from 1990 to 2011, 530,494 children under the age of 15 found themselves in the hospital for shopping cart related accidents. That’s over 24,000 children a year. Head injuries are the most prevalent type of… Read more »

Staying Safe This Holiday

With Thanksgiving coming up on Thursday, many families will be on the road this week and weekend traveling for the holiday. Traveling with children can be fun for the entire family. But travel is more than just fun, games and adventure. It can sometimes be challenging, especially when it comes to safety. Here are some… Read more »

Keep Your Ghosts and Ghouls Safe This Halloween

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to children’s safety. Kids are excited on Halloween and may move in unpredictable ways even in a familiar neighborhood. The simple act of cars slowing down on neighborhood roads will not only make Halloween more enjoyable for everyone, but it also could save… Read more »

Dangers of Leaving Kids in Hot Cars on Sweltering Summer Days

With the hot temperatures rising this summer, we want to make sure families know  about the dangers of leaving kids in hot cars, even for a minute. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. On average, every 8 days a child dies from heatstroke in a… Read more »

Memorial Day Traveling – Tips to Stay Safe

Memorial Day marks the unofficial opening of the summer travel season. There will be many more vehicles on the road and more people as families embark on vacations and road trips. Please keep these important safety tips in mind so everyone can have a safe and enjoyable holiday. Seatbelts are to be buckled on everyone… Read more »