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Question: Our neighborhood pool is closed because of the pandemic. I’d like to let my neighbors and their children use my backyard pool, but are there steps I should be taking to prepare for more kids around the pool than usual?
COVID-19 Raises New Concerns Following Two Worst Years on Record for Heatstroke Fatalities
Washington, DC, and Mount Laurel, NJ, July 14, 2020 − As summer temperatures continue to reach record highs across the country, Safe Kids Worldwide (SKW), the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), and other safety advocates are joining forces to raise awareness of the danger of children dying in hot cars.
Safety Reminders as Kids Go “Back to School”
– However They Go Back
As many normal activities have continued to require careful consideration as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, parents are now challenged with “back to school” and what that means for their children and their families.
We know there is a lot to manage during this time, and it can feel like there is very little in your control. But whether your child will be attending school at home, in-person or a combination of the two, we want to help make sure they stay injury-free.
Safe Kids Worldwide is celebrating child passenger safety (CPS) throughout the month of September.
Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for American children and correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent. Unfortunately, almost 60 percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly.
Railways play an important part of our society by transporting people and goods. But we have to work together to keep each other safe around tracks and trains.
Did you know that every 5 days a child dies as a result of being struck by a train?
For Rail Safety Week, and throughout the year, Safe Kids Worldwide and Union Pacific Railroad are working together to help families keep their kids safe on and around train tracks.
We have several resources to help:
by Kaitlyn Recchiuti
Our new infographic reveals facts about pedestrian safety and how to keep kids and teens safe while walking.