Preschool & Middle School Safety

A Guide to Safety in the Classroom

When the subject of classroom safety comes up these days, most people think immediately of the active shooter scenario. And while school shootings are a sad reality, they’re not the top suspect when it comes to injuries and illnesses inside your classroom. Over 4 million students are injured at school every year, and that’s despite … Read more

Safety Proof Your Home: What You Need to Know

Your home can be a dangerous place. A comprehensive 2004 report on accidents in the home (commissioned by the Home Safety Council and prepared by the Injury Prevention Research Center) found that more than 18,000 deaths a year can be attributed to accidents in the home, and that home accidents were the cause of more … Read more

Keeping Kids Safe at Home and Away

As recently as 2008, accidental injuries were still the leading cause of childhood deaths across the United States, says the Centers for Disease Control, with accidents that involved falling, drowning, fire, and automobiles topping the list. If you’re a child’s parent or caretaker, it’s vital to learn how best to keep them safe at home and away. … Read more

A Guide to Safety in Your Backyard

Your backyard is a wonderful place to be. Ideally, it should be an extension of your indoor living area, giving your children and pets (or just the child inside you) a place to romp and expend energy. If you’re not careful, however, your backyard can also, unfortunately, be a dangerous place. While most lawns and … Read more