Safe Kids Foundation India (SKFI), Safe Kids Worldwide (SKW), and Honeywell India (NYSE: HON) announced today the launch of Safe Kids at Home, a home safety program to help prevent and reduce burns and scalds among children under 14 years old. Funded by a Honeywell India grant to Safe Kids Foundation India, the Safe Kids at Home program will educate 325,000 students and 175,000 parents from 2015-2017, and aspires to bring together citizens and civic bodies who can lead the way in making Pune a model “Safe Kids at Home” city.
Halloween can be one of the most fun nights of the year for children across America, but for parents, it can be the most nerve-wracking as well. On average, twice as many kids are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year. By taking just a few simple precautions, kids, parents and drivers can make the night fun and safe.
Los paquetes de detergente líquido ganan popularidad y ya se utilizan en el 20 por ciento de los hogares estadounidenses, por lo que los padres deben estar conscientes de esta área de riesgo emergente para los niños. Entre 2012 y 2013, más de 700 niños menores de 5 años experimentaron consecuencias graves al exponerse al contenido de los paquetes de detergente líquido, con un impacto mucho mayor entre los pequeños de 1 y 2 años de edad. De hecho, los centros de intoxicaciones recibieron más de 33,000 llamadas desde el 2012 hasta mayo del 2015.
With liquid laundry packets gaining in popularity, now used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. Between 2012 and 2013, more than 700 children 5 and under experienced serious effects as a result of liquid laundry packets, with the impact greatest among 1 and 2 year olds. In fact, the poison centers received more than 33,000 calls from 2012 through May 2015.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Safe Kids Worldwide CEO Kate Carr joined students, parents and faculty today at D.C.’s Shepherd Elementary School to raise awareness and advocate for changes that will improve road safety for kids.