Category: Safety

Safe Kids USA Celebrates Safe Crossing Week

In 2008, approximately 744 people were killed and 1,372 were injured in incidents involving trains in the United States. These incidents involved either trains and pedestrians or trains and motor vehicle occupants. Twenty-two children ages 14 and under were killed, … Continue reading

Daylight Savings Time Reminders

On November 1, we turned back our clocks allowing us an extra hour of sleep. The end of Daylight Savings Time is welcomed by many  however it’s important to remember that it will be getting darker earlier – putting pedestrians, … Continue reading

The Dangers of Second-Hand Items

With so many people looking for ways to cut corners, the pediatric experts at Dayton Children’s are concerned that some parents who are trying to save money might be buying cheaper, second-hand items that can actually be dangerous to their children. According … Continue reading

10 Tips for Drivers for a Safe Halloween

Drivers need to do their part to keep trick-or-treaters safe from harm. Dayton Children’s, FedEx and Safe Kids Greater Dayton reminds motorists to be extra careful this Halloween and recommends that drivers: Be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Drive more … Continue reading

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