On the Road
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.