According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death among children ages three to 14 years old. From September 14-20, Child Passenger Safety Week is observed to promote child car safety. The Massachusetts Child Passenger …Continue Reading National Child Passenger Safety Week
Keeping children safe is a priority of parenting and many jobs involving youth care and services. While the bumps, bruises, and scrapes any curious child typically receives are unavoidable, there are instances of larger danger you can help prevent. From September 1 – 7, National …Continue Reading Injury Prevention for Children in Massachusetts
With the end of summer vacation just around the corner, students and parents alike begin to prepare for the upcoming school year. While kids are probably more concerned with making the last days of summer count, parents want to make sure their child is not …Continue Reading Back to School Safety Tips for Parents
The windows in our homes can serve many purposes. We often gaze through them to access the weather before going outside or open them up to let in a fresh breeze. Windows can even save our lives as an escape route during an emergency. …Continue Reading Ten Tips for National Window Safety Week
Every day, U.S. emergency rooms treat more than 300 children for poisoning; every 13 seconds, a Poison Control Center receives a call. More than 90 percent of poisoning incidents occur in the home. Hazards lurk not only in chemicals marked with warning labels, but ordinary …Continue Reading 7 Poison Prevention Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Founded by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, National Missing Children’s Day (May 25th) was dedicated to highlight the problem of abducted and missing children. Few situations are more troubling than when a child goes missing; fortunately, there are ways to improve the safety of children …Continue Reading Talk to Your Kids about Personal Safety
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