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1. Summer Safety: Summer is a great time to enjoy the great outdoors and swim, hike, travel and barbecue, but people also want to steer clear of accidents and injuries. By taking simple, common-sense precautions, you can have fun and stay safe and healthy at the same time.
http://www.poolsafetycouncil.com/ (The Pool Safety Council (PSC) is a Washington, D.C.-based non- profit organization that is a national authority on pool and water safety.)
2. Dog Bites:
3. Fire/Fireworks Safety:
Smoke Detector Information and How They Can Save Your Life: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/557.pdf
The US Fire Administration: http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/applications/publications/
4. Playground/Bike Safety:
7. Home Safety
The national fire protection association offers home safety tips: http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=246&URL=Research%20&%20Reports/Fact%20sheets/Safety%20in%20the%20home
BAM (Body and Mind website supported from the Centers of Disease Control). http://www.bam.gov/sub_yoursafety/tipcards/house_firesafety.pdf
The Indiana Partnership to Prevent Violent Injury and Death. Two brochures that talk about gun locking devices and also responsible gun ownership. http://www.ippvid.org/homeBrochures.html
Home Safety Council: http://www.homesafetycouncil.org/resource_center/rc_brochure07_p001.pdf
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Information
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Product Safety Commission: http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PUBS/toy_sfy.html
Toy Safety: http://www.nncc.org/Health/toy.safety.html
- Electrical safety: http://www.homesafetycouncil.org/safety_guide/sg_holiday_w001.aspx
8. Injury/Falls Prevention Information for Older Adults:
For more information on injury and violence prevention, visit the CDC's Web site at: www.cdc.gov/InjuryViolenceSafety.