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Safety and Injury Prevention for Children

Accidental injuries are a leading cause of death among children ages 14 and younger.

Most accidental injuries happen between May and August. They also are more likely in the evening, when children are less likely to be supervised. Many accidental injuries happen in or around the home.

But you can help keep your children safe. Listed below are articles about safety and injury prevention. 

Household Safety

First Aid Kit

Airway Obstruction

Poisoning

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding / Scooter Safety

Toy Safety

Sports Safety

Water Safety for Parents

Firearm Safety for Parents

Motor Vehicle Safety

Safety and Injury Prevention for Children - WellSpan Health

Online Medical Reviewer: Jones, Niya, MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN
© 2014 WellSpan Health. All Rights Reserved. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.

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