With laundry packets gaining in popularity and currently used by 20 percent of U.S. households, parents need to be aware of this emerging risk for children. Between 2012 and 2013, more than 700 children 5 and under suffered serious health effects as a result of poisoning from liquid laundry packets, with the impact greatest among […]
Safe Kids Day
Kids are going to fall, crash, slip, explore. Itâ€™s part of being a kid. But we can protect them from serious injuries.
Most people are surprised to learn that preventable injuries â€“ things like car crashes, drowning, fires and falls â€“ are the leading cause of death to kids in the United States. Around […]
The disturbing Nationwide Insurance commercial about preventable childhood death and injury that aired during the Super Bowl stirred controversy. People said its images were uncomfortable and out of place. Others called it a â€œbuzzkill,â€ saying it wasnâ€™t the right time to make us think about children dying, especially when Katy Perry was about to perform.
JanuaryÂ 28, 2015
Safe Kids SaysÂ Take Precautions to PreventÂ TV Tip-overs
Sacramento, CAÂ : Â The days around Super Bowl Sunday, the biggest TV viewing day of the year,Â areÂ a great time to make parents aware of the danger of TV tip- oversÂ and how to secure their TVsÂ to avoid tip-overs and seriousÂ injuries. Â Watch the video to see how easily these preventable accidentsÂ can […]
Katie Smith from Safe Kids California chats with Lisa at KCRA News about preventing poisoning in children. March 21, 2013
Safe Kids California spokesperson, Katie Smith highlights hidden dangers of poisonous look-alike items or overlooked items that might harm children in the home.