Families

If you have a young athlete, please check out these brochures regarding safety on the field.

Exercise and Heat Stress in Young Athletes

Sprains, Strains, and Other Common Injuries in Young Athletes

 

We’ve listed some of our favorite family safety sites below.  Visit them for helpful information for parents and fun games for the kids.

Safe Kids USA features information to “Prevent injuries at home, at play, and on the way.”  Try out the link to My Safe Home, an interactive online tool to identify hazards in the home and how to fix them.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a great resource for vehicle-related child safety, as well as other traffic safety information.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is part of the US Department of Homeland Security, has some great resources to help families get ready for emergencies.  Are you prepared?  Visit their site to learn more.

Sparky the Fire Dog is always a big hit with the kids.  Visit Sparky’s website from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for fun games and activities. They’ve got great information for parents too.  Got a little one who loves fire trucks?  They even have a free Sparky birthday party kit!

KidsHealth has some great tips for Being Safe in the Kitchen.

Are you wondering Is My Child Ready to Use the Stove or Oven?  Check out this information from Fireproof Children.