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Thursday was Safe Kids Day on Capitol Hill. We held a bipartisan event on September 20 to educate Senators, Members of Congress and their staff about the risks that kids face and the challenges parents have in preventing unintentional injury, the #1 killer of kids in America. The event was sponsored by Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI) and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL).
And How to Stay Safe While You're at It
It’s true, summer is almost over. So I have an idea: let’s forget about all the things we have to do to get ready for the school year and finish out the summer in style with a great Labor Day weekend.
Here are three ideas that can help.
Hundreds of kids joined Safe Kids staff and volunteers at FedEx Field on Tuesday to have fun and learn a few simple tips for staying safe this summer. Summer Safety Fun Day was co-sponsored by General Motors Foundation, The Links, Inc., Target, and Prince George’s County Kentland Palmer Park Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative.
Make sure you’ve got the right life jacket for your child—and that you’re putting it on properly to get maximum protection.
Congratulations on your new baby. You're going to be a great parent, and we'll be right here with you so you're not alone. September is Baby Safety Month so it’s a perfect time for these 5 safety tips.
Did you know that in 2012, 1.35 million children were seen in emergency departments for a sport-related injury? And every 3 minutes, a child is seen for a sport-related concussion.
April is National Youth Sports Safety Month so it’s a perfect time to learn a few simple tips to keep young athletes safe so they can keep playing the games they love.
My High 5 Checklists makes it easy to pick the safety actions that work best for you and your family.
Safe Kids is committed to keeping you informed about recalls of products that can put kids at risk. This recall report includes 500,000 hoverboards, Combi car seats, mixed berry and strawberry parfait, an insomnia medication, video baby monitors, s’mores ice cream and jogging strollers. The Safe Kids’ recall center is a unique place where parents and caregivers can go to stay up-to-date on recalls of all child-related products.
As a longtime member of the Safe Kids staff I was pretty familiar with child safety, long before I became Stephen’s dad 17 months ago, Back then, I didn’t realize the impact Safe Kids would have on my new role as parent.
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.