Safe Kids Gainesville’s Safe Kids Week event at Fair Street Elementary. The theme was Water Safety “Super Heroes Don’t Float…but Life Jackets do!” and there were five different stations visited by all 2nd and 3rd graders: Poison Safety, Water Safety, Sports Safety, Fire Safety, and Safety on the Road.  There were approximately 300 children in […]

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Safe Kids Georgia held an ATV Safety Training on April 7 in Macon, GA for Safe Kids coordinators. Safe Kids, with  assistance from an Emory University intern, developed an ATV Safety Program using evidence-based materials created by Arkansas Children’s Hospital Injury Prevention Center, The National 4-H, and the ATV Safety Institute. Mike Klumpp, an ATV […]

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Make Poison Prevention a Priority

Kids are naturally curious- getting into cabinets, drawers, really anything can spark their interest. We normally want to foster a child’s curiosity, but when it comes to safety we don’t want to take any risks. There are many ways for kids to be exposed to poisons in the home, with […]

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Springing into Sports

On February 19, 2014 By

As hard as it is to believe with last week’s snow storm, spring is just around the corner. That means kids will be breaking free of the indoors for some much needed sunshine and fresh air. With the beginning of spring comes the start of soccer, softball, lacrosse and other sports seasons. Kids will also […]

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Keep Your Family Safe From Fire

On February 6, 2014 By

A lot of us have been feeling the wrath of cold weather recently, which makes it nearly impossible to spend time anywhere but indoors. This means keeping your home warm and cozy, which often increases the risks of a fire even if it is below freezing outside.

Safe Kids Worldwide reported that […]

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The Truth About TV Tip-Overs

On January 21, 2014 By

As the holiday season comes to a close, a lot of you are probably spending time watching the NFL playoffs on those TV’s you snagged on Black Friday. But do you ever think about those TV’s injuring the children in your home?

Safe Kids Worldwide reports that 3 in 4 adults do not properly […]

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