Barbecue Fire Safety
Don't get burned hosting your summer BBQ's. Barbecues are common causes of fires during the summer. In order to maintain a safe area for you and your guest follow these guideline.
Commit to being a safe driver & a safe pedestrian. Your good decisions will not only help keep you safe, but your family & community, too. #BeStreetSmartNJ
Smoke alarms save lives. Did you know that smoke alarms are capable of detecting smoke long before it would be detected by a sleeping individual in your home? That is why property owners are responsible for making sure smoke alarms are installed in properties that people sleep in.
If a pedestrian is struck by a car going 20 mph or slower, the odds of survival are good. Above 35 mph, the impact is likely to be fatal. #BeStreetSmartNJ
As care takers it is not always possible to know everything a child is doing. There will be places they stick their hands into and items them shove in their mouth.
Honeywell and Safe Kids New Jersey teamed up to bring the Safe Kids 5K and Health Fair to the corporate campus of Honeywell on Sunday April 30th. Over 120 walkers and runners and nearly 50 virtual runners came together to hit the pavement for a morning of healthy family activities.
Always hold your child's hand when crossing the street. #beStreetSmart NJ
Sport overuse injuries (unlike acute injuries) occur over a longer period of time due to a repetitive motion. This type of injury subtly develops and is not as easily diagnosed such as a scratch or a bruise may be.
Are there too many prescribed or over the counter medications stocking up around your house hold? And how many of those are expired by now? Holding onto expired medications around the home may endanger the life of your child.
Pedestrian safety tip: See and be seen. Wear bright/light colored or reflective clothing at night or inclement weather so drivers can see you. #BeStreetSmartNJ
Northern New Jersey Safe Kids / Safe Communities hosted a Child Passenger Safety Technician Course on April 2-6, 2017 at the GSK Consumer Headquarters in Warren NJ.
Twenty participants completed the course and are ready to hit the road and advocate for Child Passenger Safety.
Patty Difilippo RN, CPSTI is the first recipient of the Carl P. Valenziano MD Injury Prevention Award. Dr. Valenziano was the first Director of Trauma, Critical Care and Injury Prevention at Morristown Medical Center in 1992. Carl's vision of Injury Prevention was vibrant and innovative.
Dean Snook is the Director of Par Troy EMS and the force behind the accomplishments of the service. Dean was recognized at the 2017 Northern NJ Safe Kids / Safe Communities Awards Reception for his leadership, innovation and ability to put his team in motion.
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