Child Safety

  1. Stop Sports Injuries
    Categories: Child Safety

    Stop Sports Injuries

    April is National Youth Sports Safety Month. Be sure you know about sports first aid and precautions to avoid injuries in youth sports. Assess, Alert & Attend First Aid for Shock What is the Recovery Position? Treating a Bruise (contusion) Spring Outdoor and Active Injuries What is CPR & Why Should You Be Certified?
  2. More on poisoning
    Categories: Child Safety

    More on poisoning

    It is still National Poison Prevention Week, and we've discussed poisoning in the past but here are some basic reminders: What to look for: Trouble breathing Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea Chest or abdominal pain Sweating, changes in consciousness, seizures Burns around the lips or tongue, or on the skin Open or spilled containers; open medicine cabinet Overturned or damaged plant Unusual odors, flames...
  3. National Poison Prevention Week
    Categories: Child Safety

    National Poison Prevention Week

    About 60,000 young children end up in the ER each year due to accidental poisoning from medications — that’s more than poisoning from all household products combined. As part of the Poison Prevention Week Council (PPWC), Parents and caregivers need to learn to prevent medication poisoning by keeping medicines up, away, and out of sight of children. For National Poison...
  4. You know what burns?
    Categories: Child Safety & Fire & Burn Safety

    You know what burns?

    Steam Burns, Hot Liquids Burn. Remember this. We so frequently focus on Chemical Burns and the typical Thermal Burns caused by fire and hot objects that we forget the danger in scalding burns. When thinking about Burn Awareness this week, remember scalds... 84% of scald burns occur in the home: During mealtime, always place hot items in the center of the table away...
  5. It can happen in a Flash with a Splash: Liquid and Steam Burn Like Fire!
    Categories: Child Safety & Fire & Burn Safety

    It can happen in a Flash with a Splash: Liquid and Steam Burn Like Fire!

    Share this infographic for Burn Awareness Week! Did you know? Steam in popcorn bags is hotter than 180 degrees and can burn you in less than a second! When opening microwave popcorn bags allow the bag to sit for at least a minute and open the bag away from your face.
  6. Categories: CPR Training, First Aid Training, AED Training & Child Safety

    EMSA Training

    CPR training is a vital lifesaving skill that everyone should learn! Our CPR training includes Adult, Child, and Infant all in one sitting in order to cover all age groups. In California, pre-school and day cares may require the EMSA (Emergency Medical services Authority) approved course with an “EMSA Sticker” that is affixed to the card. We would be more...
  7. It’s Still Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine
    Categories: Child Safety

    It’s Still Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine

    Noticing people around work are getting the "bug"? You meant to get vaccinated in the fall to ward off the flu, but somehow didn’t get around to it? Think it’s too late to get vaccinated now? Not so. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), vaccinations can be protective as long as flu viruses are circulating. And although seasonal...
  8. Categories: Odd Bits of News & Trivia & Child Safety

    Know that Magnets are Dangerous

    Know that Magnets are Dangerous before you grab that cool gadget gift...

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