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London, England — His Royal Highness of Kent presented Safe Kids Worldwide® and FedEx with his International Road Safety Award for The Safe School Zones grant program. He presented this award at the annual presentation ceremony held Tuesday, Dec. 10, at The Savoy Hotel in London, England.
We are pleased to introduce the holiday story from our colleague in Washington State, Kathleen Clary-Cooke, coordinator of Safe Kids Benton-Franklin which discusses the importance of fire safety. This is a happy ending story.
The family was huddled around a wood burning stove watching “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Beverly Whitehead and her five children live in Benton City, Washington, where I’m the coordinator of the local Safe Kids coalition.
One of the best ways for parents to keep kids safe is to pay attention to news about product recalls. At Safe Kids, we try to make it easy for you. In case you missed them, here are the top 4 recall stories of 2019 and 3 tips on how to make sure the products you buy for your kids are safe.
Ready for the big game on Sunday night? You’ve probably got a list of things to take care of before everyone comes over to watch – get the chili going in the crockpot, wash (or don’t wash) your lucky shirt, be sure your favorite chair is positioned just so. But, when you brought home that brand new big-screen TV, did you make sure to safely secure it to the wall?
We have been working to keep kids safe from fireplace-related burns. Check out this blog by Monica Bollinger, a mom raising awareness about how to keep kids safe around gas fireplaces by sharing the tragic story of how her 11-month-old daughter burned her hands.
You may have seen stories in the news lately about the use of booster seats for children who weigh less than 40 pounds. Many caregivers struggle with the decision of when to move a child from a car seat to a booster seat and often place their children in booster seats before the child has outgrown the car seat.
A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide, Keeping Kids Safe Around Medicine: Insights and Implications, reveals updated trends on children and medicine poisoning and outlines steps parents can take to prevent incidents.