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This informal survey was conducted by Safe Kids coalitions during Child Passenger Safety Week in September 2017 to see if parents who attended car seat checkup events could identify a tether on their car seat, where the anchor for the tether was in their car and what they called the tether if by
When Brooke Ice was 10 months old, she was in a terrible car crash. Today, she’s a firefighter. In this video, you’ll see her incredible journey.
Safe Kids Worldwide: Building a Comprehensive Child Passenger Safety Program in the U.S.
It’s been almost exactly one year since I first set foot in the Safe Kids office and accepted a position to join the team. And what a year it’s been.
I don’t currently have any children, but I do plan on having some in the far-off future. And I want to be a good mom.
Working at Safe Kids as a pre-mom has opened my eyes to the shocking world of child injury. I’ve worked my way through a bunch of topics – some of which I have a general knowledge of like sports safety and medication safety; and others risk areas I didn’t even know were a hazard.
Think of us as your go-to source for safety information. On this site you’ll find the tips every parent needs to keep their kids safe from preventable injuries.
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July 31 is National Heatstroke Prevention Day
WASHINGTON – With record-setting heat blanketing significant portions of the country for much of this summer, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Safe Kids Worldwide are highlighting the dangers of child heatstroke in hot cars and urging parents and caregivers to think, “Where’s baby? Look before you lock,” the primary message in NHTSA’s heatstroke public education campaign.
With the holidays quickly approaching, now is the time to make final arrangements for vacations and travel. As a CPS Technician, I get asked all kinds of questions about the safest way to travel. I always tell caregivers that being tech savvy is more than just the latest gadgets; it's also knowing best practices for keeping your child safe while riding on a plane, on a train, in a car or any other form of transportation!
Safe Kids Worldwide operates in the United States and around the world. Find out more about our network of dedicated organizations.
What if you could change the news to avoid a tragedy or save a life?
That’s the question I asked myself when I was reading the newspaper one day and saw a story about a young child who died in a car crash. It turned out he wasn’t buckled up. It broke my heart to know the news could have been much different if the child had been safely secured in a car seat, and that feeling inspired an idea for a new series Public Service Announcements called Changing the News.