Category: Safety

Your fire prevention week conversation

It’s Fire Prevention Week which means that it’s a great time to check and make sure your smoke detectors are properly working, to schedule furnace maintenance and have a conversation with your family about what to do in the event … Continue reading

Boosting Awareness for National Child Passenger Safety Week

It’s been a busy National Child Passenger Safety week with multiple car seat checks in the Dayton region.  There are a lot of reasons to continue raising awareness for child passenger safety and safety for all drivers and passengers. State … Continue reading

How to not get hit by a car

When kids are young, they are taught to look left, right, left before crossing the street, and to cross with an adult. But as they get older, and they are no longer with an adult, they need to learn walking … Continue reading

Register your car seat today

In 2014, more than six million car seats were recalled for a safety defect, yet fewer than half of them were repaired. With support from General Motors, Safe Kids Worldwide recently launched new research with really interesting findings. “Car Seat … Continue reading

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