Northern NJ Safe Kids / Safe Communities

Safety Library


At Home

Everything you need to know to keep your kids safe while cooking


On the Road

Each Year Nearly 500 Pedestrians Ages 19 and Under Are Killed

At Play

Everything you need to know to keep your kids safe from dehydration
At Home

Recreational water-related accident prevention tips

The theme for National Safe Kids Week 2004, Splash into Safety, was recreational water safety. While drowning death rates have declined, drowning still remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children ages 1-14 in the United States.

At Play

Many student athletes will suffer a concussion while playing fall sports

As the fall season approaches, teams are gathering to play football, soccer, field hockey, ice hockey and basketball teams.

At Home

Tips on having a safe summer

In recent years, an average of about 250 children under the age of 5 drown annually in swimming pools nationwide.

At Home

Ways of preventing fires

Nationwide, every year, nearly 2,000 children ages 14 and under are injured in residential fires, and more than 400 die. Approximately 80 percent of all fire-related deaths and injuries occur in the home.

On the Road

About scheduled clinics and tips on proper use of safety belts

Northern NJ Safe Communities / Safe Kids periodically sponsor clinics on the proper use of seat belts. These sessions provide trained safety specialists that will show you how to properly secure your child and point out areas of safety concerns. Check the Information section of this website for the next scheduled Seat Belt Safety program clinic.

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KJ Feury RN APN, C
karenjean.feury@atlantichealth.org
Phone: 973-971-4327 
Fax: 973-290-7350