Tag: "injury prevention"
School Bus Safety – Avoid the Danger Zone
Teach your child how to stay safe around school buses this school year.
Electronic Scooter Safety
For the past few years electric scooters have been a common sight on city sidewalks and increasingly in suburban neighborhoods as more kids use them to get from place to place. But are they safe?
Cold Weather Car Safety Seat Reminders
Cold weather gear and car safety seats don't go well together. Puffy coats and snowsuits are too bulky to allow straps to get tight enough. Learn how to buckle your baby and kids safely in cold weather.
Parents: Beware of Button Batteries During the Holidays
This is the time of year when Karla, Emmett's mom, steps up her button battery awareness into high gear. Since Emmett swallowed one 8 years ago, he's had 68 surgical procedures. Read how dangerous button batteries are and what types of holiday items they're in.
Youth Dance Injuries: How to Identify the Issue
It’s likely that every dancer will experience pain at some point in their dance training. Being able to identify the type of pain your young dancer is feeling will help to make sure they are not continuing to practice when they should be receiving treatment and recovering.
Top 5 Outdoor Injuries: Tips for Prevention
Learn to prevent the top 5 outdoor injuries with these tips from an injury prevention coordinator at Cincinnati Children's.
Reminders for Preventing Window Falls in Spring and Summer
About 8 kids ages 5 and younger die from falling out of a window in the US yearly. Read an injury prevention specialist's tips for preventing window falls.
Keys to Safe Sledding
Five tips to make sure kids are safe when sledding. An injury prevention coordinator explains the most common ways kids get hurt and how to avoid injury.
Awareness of Button Batteries Saved My Daughter from Serious Injury
Because Christina had prior knowledge of the dangers of button batteries, she acted quickly when she saw her daughter swallow one. Read how this helped:
Child Passenger Safety Week
A brief summary and media link to a story about child passenger safety week.
Local News Anchor’s Message About Helmet Safety and Concussions
WCPO news anchor and reporter Julie O'Neill shares her daughter's biking accident experience and why helmet safety is so important.
4 Ways to Help Prevent Furniture Tip-Overs
Avoid serious injuries from occurring by following these four simple tips to help prevent furniture tip-overs from happening at home.
Preventing TV Tipping Dangers
A brief summary of and link to stories discussing the dangers of televisions tipping over and injuring children and how to prevent TV tip overs.
Super Bowl Parties: Prevent TV Tip-Overs
5 tips to prevent tv tip-overs; about 17,000 children are treated each year for tv-related injuries.
Hidden car seat dangers
A brief summary of and link to a story on Local12.com about car seat safety.
Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes
A brief summary of and link to a story on HealthNews.com about sports safety tips from the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's.
The CCIC brings $100 to 100 families in 100 days to make homes safer for kids
A Comprehensive Children’s Injury Center (CCIC)’s campaign, Preventing Injuries in Norwood, is bringing $100 worth of safety equipment to 100 homes in 100 days in Norwood. The goal of the
300 Avondale Apartments Receive Safety Bundles
The Kohl’s Building Safety on Your Block Program donated “safety bundles” including smoke detectors, poison control magnets, and locks for cabinets and drawers to over 300 apartments in Avondale. Representatives
Car Seat Expiration Dates – Have You Checked Yours?
Did you know that your car seat has an expiration date? Read more about why car seats expire and how to check yours.