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WHO Global Report on Drowning
The global drowning report released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 372,000 lives are lost each year to drowning. Safe Kids Worldwide has joined the worldwide effort to focus more attention on this global health epidemic.
Halloween safety press release

Children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day

New Research Finds 40 Percent of Teens Say They Have Been Hit or Nearly Hit While Walking

Every hour of every day, a teen pedestrian is killed or injured in the U.S.

booster seat press release
Booster seats can reduce the risk of serious injury by 45 percent compared to seat belts alone.
Culture of Youth Sports Press Release
Every day, 3,400 children sustain a sports injury severe enough to go to the emergency room. Safe Kids Worldwide, with the support of Johnson & Johnson, conducted a survey of parents, coaches and young athletes to explore how the culture of sports may be keeping kids out of the game.
National Heatstroke Day
Second Annual National Heatstroke Prevention Day Call to Action to Highlight Dangers of Children in Hot Cars
Kate Carr, President and CEO, Safe Kids Worldwide

Safety advocates remind caregivers to never leave a child alone in a car and to be on the lookout for children left in cars

Life jacket fit test
As summer heats up, safety advocates show children and families how to have fun and stay safe at a Summer Safety Fun Day event at FedEx Field.
Teens in Cars Press Release
In half of fatalities, teen not wearing seat belt; new study explores why.
Texas Safety Advocates Highlight Dangers of Child Heatstroke Deaths in Hot Cars
So far this year, at least five children have died from heatstroke while unattended in vehicles, including one child in the Fort Worth area. Texas is one of several states with a high number of heatstroke fatalities – at least 92 Texas children have lost their lives to vehicular heatstroke since 1998.

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