General Safety Links

American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
Child Trends Data Bank
Obtain the latest national trends and research on over 90 key indicators of child and youth well-being, with new indicators added each month. Provided by Child Trends, a national leader in the field for over 20 years.
Kids In Danger
A nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children's product safety.
National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)
The National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions is a voice for health systems devoted to the well-being of America's 70 million children and their families.
National Center for Injury Prevention & Control
Unintentional Injury Prevention site which monitors trends in unintentional injuries in the U.S.
National Center for Injury Prevention & Control - WISQARS
Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System is an interactive system that provides customized injury-related mortality data useful for research and for making informed public health decisions.
National Fire Protection Association
The mission of the NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by developing and advocating scientifically based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
The Injury Prevention Program
TIPP is designed to provide a systematic method for pediatricians to counsel parents and children about adopting behaviors to prevent injuries - behaviors that are effective and capable of being accomplished by most families.
CPSC, an independent Federal regulatory agency, helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products. Visit us often to share lifesaving information.

Did you know?

Over 70 percent of children between 5 and 14 ride bicycles (27.7 million) yet it is estimated that only 15 to 25 percent wear helmets.

Children living in poverty have a higher rate of injury than children of more substantial means, (Durkin 1994).