Every day, at least one child dies from a home fire and more than 290 children are injured by fire and burns. Home fires account for almost 90% of all fire-related deaths, yet 77% of families don’t even have a fire escape plan. October is National Fire Prevention Month, and Safe Kids Georgia wants you […]Continue Reading →
My name is Turquoise and I am truly excited about working with Safe Kids GA over the next year. I received my Bachelors of Art in Psychology and World Arts and Culture from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where I worked as a research assistant for UCLA Department of Psychology and UCLA Center […]Continue Reading →
National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14-20) is dedicated to ensuring you know exactly how to keep your little ones safe on the road.
Keeping children safe is an important part of parenthood. Unfortunately, people don’t always consider passenger safety a top priority. In fact, 1 in 4 parents say that […]Continue Reading →
It’s that time of year again! However your child chooses to get to and from school, it is important to stay safe during the journey. When it comes to safety, pedestrians, bikers, and drivers should always keep a close eye on the surrounding environment and follow traffic signals.
Did You Know? In the United States, 61 […]Continue Reading →
Along with most other Americans around this time of year, we Georgians are beginning to envision our upcoming Fourth of July adventures. Most of them will include sitting on blankets on top of towering parking garages with our families and friends, seeing kids running around with sparklers, laughter, and the smell of hot dogs and […]Continue Reading →
Summer is here, and families everywhere are packing up their sunscreen and towels and heading to the pool in order to cool off. Pools are a great spot for families to relax and have fun, but they can also be dangerous. Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and […]Continue Reading →
Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we forget they are even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in a car while we quickly run into the store. The problem is that leaving a child alone in a car can lead to serious injury or death from […]Continue Reading →
Summer is quickly approaching and temperatures are starting to rise. Did you know that every 10 days in the United States a child dies due to hyperthermia (heatstroke) induced by being left in a hot car?
High temperatures do not need to be the only concern; mild temperatures can also pose a high threat […]Continue Reading →