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Protect Your Child from Injury

Children are at high risk for injuries. Learn steps you can take to keep your child from getting hurt.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Swim Safely: Quick Tips

Follow these tips to stay safe in and near the water.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

10 Ways to Help Protect Your Child

Parents may use these ten safety tips to teach their children about avoiding situations that could lead to abduction.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Child Find of America, Inc.

Baby Safety Basics

Did you know that the leading causes of unintentional injury-related death for infants are suffocation, car crashes, drowning, fire or burn injury, falls, and poisoning? Many of these injuries are preventable, and this guide provides safety essentials you need to know when caring for your baby.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Home Safety Council - Safe Kids Worldwide

CDC Vital Signs Report: Child Passenger Safety

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States — in 2011, more than 3 in 10 children who died in car crashes were not buckled up. Learn how parents, policy makers, and health care providers can help get children buckled up.

Review Date: March 28, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Child Car Seat Inspection Station Locator

Find a child car seat inspection station nearest you. Certified technicians will inspect your child car seat, in most cases, free of charge - and show you how to correctly install and use it.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA
U.S. Department of Transportation

Child Safety Basics

Find the top tips every parent needs to keep kids safe. Information is broken down by age and category (at home, at play and on the way).

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Safe Kids Worldwide

Child Safety: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Parents, guardians, and adults who care for children face constant challenges when trying to help keep children safer in today's fast-paced world. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) offers easy-to-use safety resources to help address these challenges.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Falls: The Reality

Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for all children ages 0 to 19. Learn how parents and caregivers can protect children from falls.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

FBI Kids Page

Learn about the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), their Special Agents and working dogs. Find fun games and important safety tips about the Internet, talking to strangers, and guns.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

U.S. Department of Justice

FBI Safety Tips for Kids

Here are some safety tips to keep in mind when you are on the computer at home or in school.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

U.S. Department of Justice

Find a Safety Event

Safe Kids USA has a network of safety events in all 50 states, including Car Seat Check-Ups, community events, educational workshops and sport safety clinics. Find a safety event in your area.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Safe Kids Worldwide

For Parents: First Aid and Safety

Keeping your child safe is your top priority. Learn how to protect your child inside the house and out, what to do in an emergency, how to stock a first-aid kit, where to call for help, and more.

Review Date: December 19, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Keep Young Children Safe from Poisoning

Use these quick tips to prevent accidental poisoning at home.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

McGruff: The Crime Dog

This site offers games, videos and other tools to help kids deal with bullying and peer pressure, and promotes online safety and positive friendships with peers.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

National Crime Prevention Council

Pool and Spa Safety Publications

This page links to a list of publications that focus on child water safety and drowning prevention. Some topics covered include hair entrapment in drain covers, backyard pools, hot tubs and whirlpools, and more.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Protect the Ones You Love from Burns

This CDC initiative helps raise parents' awareness about the leading causes of child injury in the United States and how they can be prevented. Knowing how to prevent burns is a step toward this goal.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control - NCIPC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Public Playground Safety Checklist

Use this public playground safety checklist to prevent injury.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Safety Tips for Parents

Accidental injury is a leading killer of children 14 and under worldwide. Most of these accidental injuries can be prevented by taking simple safety measures. The site provides tips about preventing accidents from burns, drowning, poisoning and airway obstruction.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

Safe Kids Worldwide

Staying Safe

Articles for kids on how to stay safe and prevent accidents at home, school, and outside and what to do in the case of an emergency.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

The Nemours Foundation

Toy Safety- (PDF)

This is a list of safety tips for buying and storing age appropriate toys.

Review Date: March 04, 2013

Safe Kids Worldwide

When It's Just You After School

This article tells kids how to cope if they have to be home alone after school, waiting for parents to come home. Includes how to be safe and things to do if you feel lonely or bored.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

The Nemours Foundation

Which Car Seat Is the Right One for Your Child?

Learn how to choose the right car seat based on your child’s age and size.

Review Date: October 30, 2012

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSA
U.S. Department of Transportation