Safe Kids Media Releases and Reports
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 […]
March 5, 2015
New Research Reveals Parents Unaware of Hazards in the Home
Safe Kids Worldwide Study Shows Families Can Do More to Protect their Children
Sacramento, CA â€“ With people still talking about the Nationwide Make Safe Happen Super Bowl ad that brought dramatic attention to the number one cause of childhood deaths, preventable injuries, new […]
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 […]
March 13, 2014
In its report entitled Keeping Families Safe Around Medicine, Safe Kids examined data from the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission and information from Poison Control Centers. In addition, to
understand grandparentsâ€™ behavior when it comes to medicine safety, Safe Kids conducted research
among more than 1,000 grandparents who regularly supervise young grandchildren.
Read the full report:Â 2014 Medication […]
March 13, 2014
Safe Kids Says Use Medication Right and Out of Sight
Safe Kids California reminds parents that March 16-22 is National Poison Prevention Week
Sacramento, CA â€” It is natural for children to explore their surroundings â€“ unless theyâ€™re getting under the
kitchen sink or into the medicine cabinet where hazardous chemicals and medicines are kept. As […]