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Ways to Prevent Injuries Away from Home. Playground Safety. As a parent, what would you look for when you are inspecting a playground?. How does this make you feel?. Water Safety. Drowning happens in a matter of seconds. . Water Safety.

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ways to prevent injuries away from home

Ways to Prevent Injuries Away from Home

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playground safety
Playground Safety

As a parent, what would you look for when you are inspecting a playground?

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water safety

How does this make you feel?

Water Safety

Drowning happens in a matter of seconds.

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Water Safety

My child is in the swimming pool. I get a call and must leave the room to take the call.

What is the right action to take?

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Water Safety

What are safeguards you need to take if you have a home pool?

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Water Safety

Can a child drown in a toilet?

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Water Safety

If a parent enrolls a child in a swim class does this mean they cannot drown?

Why should you not let your child swim in rock quarries, canals, and ponds?

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Remember, children can drown in as little as 1 inch of water and it can happen in no time at all.

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vehicle safety
Vehicle Safety

Vehicles, yes we must all use them to go places? Do you know what the safety procedures are for restraint system safety for young passengers?

Did you know that age and size of your child affects restraint systems?

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child safety seats
Child Safety Seats
  • One of the most important pieces of equipment is a child safety seat.
  • Children should be restrained using the appropriate car seats for their size and weight.
  • Consider attending a child safety seat check.
  • Child safety seats are the law.

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Child Safety Seats

What is the correct procedure for riding with an infant in a car?

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two types of infant seats
Two Types of Infant Seats
  • Infant only seats
  • Convertible seats

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car seats for older children
Car Seats for Older Children

Do you know what kind of car seat a 4-8-year-old needs?

How old does a child have to be to sit in the front seat of a car?

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bicycle and pedestrian safety
Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

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bicycle safety
Bicycle Safety

What guidelines does a child need to know for riding a bicycle safely?

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pedestrian safety
Pedestrian Safety
  • Do not play near parked cars
  • Stop and look both ways when crossing the street
  • Teach children to recognize signals, such as stop signs, walk signs, and traffic lights.

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Pedestrian Safety
  • Younger children should hold an adult’s hand when crossing a street.
  • A group of children can form a line, holding hands, behind the adult who is supervising them.

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It is your responsibility as a parent to give these children a safe, secure environment away from home.

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