As an educator, we can image that your plate is filled with getting to know your new students and implementing new academic resources for your students. This year, more school have a chance to infuse teen driving safety education through a peer-to-peer model. Teens in the Driver Seat® is a peer-to-peer safety program for […]Continue Reading →
The beginning of the school year is right around the corner! This is always an exciting time for both parents and kids.
The days and weeks leading up to the first day are full of preparation- shopping for school supplies, meeting new teachers, and navigating new schedules. Make a safety central part […]Continue Reading →
From the Summer 2019 Interns:
“We all had a great time at Safe Kids Georgia! We look forward to using the skills we learned throughout our internship here in our future careers. We wish the future group of interns the best of luck and hope that they enjoy their time here as well!”
Reduce the number of deaths from heatstroke by remembering to ACT.
Avoid heatstroke-related injury and death by never leaving a child alone in a car, not even for a minute. And make sure to keep your car locked when you’re not inside so kids don’t get in on their own. Create reminders. Keep a stuffed animal or other memento […]Continue Reading →
With summertime here, more people spend time at the beach and areas of open water. While there are many fun activities that kids can take part in during this time, it is important to stay safe.
Parents should actively supervise their children when they are around bodies of water, whether […]Continue Reading →
On Thursday, July 11th, Safe Kids Georgia attended the MedKids event at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Egleston to educate middle schoolers on the importance of being safe during their summer break. The Safe Kids Interns broke the ice by playing a trivia game filled with important safety tips to consider every day. After […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Forsyth, led by the Forsyth County Fire Department, hosted the Lake Lanier Water Safety Taskforce’s Media Event on July 2nd. The purpose of this event was to inform residents and visitors of metro Atlanta/North Georgia, and more specifically those that live in the four counties touching Lake Lanier, about importance water safety.
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On Wednesday, June 26, Safe Kids Georgia attended the 48th Annual Georgia Fire Safety Symposium held at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. The symposium was a week-long event filled with educational classes related to ATV safety, fireworks and pyrotechnics training, and social media and public safety. Safe Kids Georgia had the opportunity to […]Continue Reading →
The 4th of July is full of fun traditions like parades, cookouts, baseball, and most importantly, fireworks!
While fireworks can be an exciting highlight of your family’s 4th of July, they can also be dangerous if not used properly. The safest way to enjoy fireworks as part of your holiday celebration is […]Continue Reading →
Safe Kids Gwinnett, led by Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services, held their first coalition meeting on June 5th! At this meeting, various stakeholders in the community were introduced to the work that Safe Kids Georgia does and the relationship that the state office has with the coalition.
There were a multitude of representatives from […]Continue Reading →