Tag: Be Safe

Car seats = Safe kids

August 2016

Did you know that 73% of car seats are not used or installed correctly? That's a fact that hurts. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and disability among children in the U.S. Every parent and grandparent needs to be smart about car seats. Here's how ... Read the Safe Kids Worldwide Checklist

Hearing protection - Knock out noise

August 2015

Summer is a roar of blowers and mowers, with extra hours to listen to music via earbuds. Loud and long-lasting sounds can permanently damage hearing. Our ears are wondrous organs - let's protect them! An Epidemic of Hearing LossAn estimated 26 million Americans, ages 20 to 69 have irreversible hearing loss caused by loud sounds.

Head injuries- Play it safe

April 2014

Be Brain Smart Spring! Time to launch into outdoor sports and recreation. As we take to our bikes, boards and scooters, head to the playground and run down the field, let's all remember - be brain smart! Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) related to sports and recreation are on the rise in the US. A bump,