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Safety


General

Safe Kids
This site contains comprehensive discussions of safety issues for all age groups. The site also contains product recall information as well as ability to have that information emailed to you.

Healthy Children
This site has a wide range of safety related information. Site is linked to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The Center for Disease Control
The CDC website has a detailed safety section.

Mychildsafety.net: A Child Safety Guide For Parents
This site contains comprehensive discussions of safety issues for all age groups.

Children’s Safety Network
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) is a national resource center for the prevention of childhood injuries and violence. We offer expertise on a wide range of injury topics to State and Territorial Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and Injury and Violence Prevention (IVP) programs.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Contains lists of recalls and product safety news. Also has link to report unsafe products.




Car Seats

Child Passenger Safety Information for Parents
Information is courtesy of SafeNY.com. Includes information about child safety and laws in NY regarding car seats. Very good site for child restraint related concerns.

Healthy Children
This site has a wide range of safety related information. Site is linked to the American Academy of Pediatrics. This particular link is specific to car seat related concerns

Car Seat Safety Information with Videos
This site is maintained by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.  Includes video guides for proper car seat installation.

 




Childproofing

Kids Health
Kids Health section on childproofing. Includes checklists to ensure all aspects of childproofing your home have been addressed.

Consumer Reports Child Safety
Ratings and guidance when purchasing childproofing related items.

Safe Beginnings
A site that sells childproofing related items.

Child Safety Store
A site that sells childproofing related items.

Totsafe.com
A site that sells childproofing related items.




Poisoning

Poison Control
The Poison Help website provides resources for people, health professionals, and organizations. Poison Help resources can be used to help with poison prevention activities. The Poison Help number, 1-800-222-1222, will connect you to the poison center serving your region.

American Association of Poison Control Centers
The American Association of Poison Control Centers works to support the nation’s 60 poison centers in the valuable work they do. America’s poison centers are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you. The Poison Help hotline at 1-800-222-1222 serves as a key medical information resource and helps reduce costly emergency room visits




Internet Safety

Kids Health
Internet safety issues discussed

American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Internet/Media Use
Recommendations and resources to keep your children safe when using the internet.

Safe Kids.com
Internet safety issues discussed

Wired Safety
Internet safety issues discussed



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