Safety & Prevention Topics

Many injuries can be avoided by taking preventive steps at home, on the road, and when you're at play.

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3 Life-Saving Tips for Pool Season

Drowning is a silent killer. Dr. Martin blows his lifeguard whistle to keep you and your kids safe this summer.

Airway Obstruction Index

Infants and children under age 4 are particularly at risk for choking on food or small objects because their upper airways are smaller, and they tend to explore things with their mouths.

Airway Obstruction—Identifying High-Risk Situations

Choking hazards in the home: round, firm foods, such as grapes and popcorn, and small nonfood items, such as coins, balloons, and marbles.

Airway Obstruction: Prevention

Because most accidental child strangulations, chokings, and suffocations happen in the home, it's important to carefully childproof your residence.

Healthy Living

Be Careful With Kitchen Knives

With a few cutting-edge tips from experts who use knives for a living -- top chefs -- you can avoid the biggest danger of kitchen work.

Bicycle / In-Line Skating / Skateboarding Safety

Detailed information on bicycle, in-line skating, and skateboarding safety

Can You Control Workplace Interruptions?

Chances are, workplace interruptions are robbing you of time and the ability to concentrate on important tasks.

Car Seats for Infants and Toddlers

You never know when you’re going to be in a car accident. That’s why you should use a car seat for your baby. Find out which car seats are right for your baby and how to use them correctly.


Detailed information on falls and preventing injuries and death in children

Fire Safety and Burns

Detailed information on fire safety and burns and preventing injuries and death in children