Safety & Prevention Topics

Many injuries can be avoided by taking preventive steps at home, on the road, and when you're at play.

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Eye Protection Keeps Kids in the Game

The sports that cause the most injuries are basketball, baseball, pool sports, and racket sports. But any sport that involves something that is fired or thrown can be hazardous to the eyes.

Falls

Detailed information on falls and preventing injuries and death in children

Fire Safety and Burns

Detailed information on fire safety and burns and preventing injuries and death in children

Fire Safety and Burns Overview

Know the types of burns you can get and how to keep you and your family safe.

Fire Safety and Burns: Identifying High-Risk Situations

Children are at increased risk for serious fire and burn injuries and death because they have thinner skin than adults. This results in burns at lower temperatures.

Firearms

Detailed information on firearm safety and preventing injuries and death in children

Firearms Safety

Detailed information on firearm safety and prevention

First Aid Kit

Detailed list of advised items for a household first-aid kit.

For Parents: Bicycle, Inline Skating, Skateboard, and Scooter Safety

Detailed information on bicycle, inline skating, skateboarding, and scooter safety

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Hand Tool Safety

Although hand tools do not pose the same lethal threat as some power tools, they are still a factor in a high number of accidents each year.