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Get the Facts
CDC Injury, Violence and Safety
The CDC offers a wealth of information for a full spectrum of injuries — from those related to acute injury care or alcohol use to those resulting from youth violence.
CDC Injury Fact Book
This online factbook features A - Z Topics and Fact Sheets.
Health and Your Environment
This CDC website addresses a wide variety of environmental factors that could effect your health. Topics range from "Cruise Ship Health" to "Toxic Substances."
Injury, A Risk At Any Stage of Life
Flu.gov
It is difficult to predict when the next influenza pandemic will occur or how severe it will be. This site provdes an overview of Pandemic Flu and what it means to living safely today.
Practical Tips and Tools
Accidental Poisoning
Poisons can be found in everyday items located in all areas of your home - kitchen, closets, bathrooms, attic, garage, dining room, laundry room, storage areas and basements. To help prevent accidental poisoning, follow these poison prevention tips.
BeFireSmart
An interactive approach to fire safety. Includes interactive games for parents children and educators.
DisasterSafety.org
Identify safety risks in your area and learn more about disaster safety.
Fall Prevention Checklist
Making the Home Safe for Seniors
This video series sponsored by HomeInstead Senior Care provides helpful tips for caregivers making homes safer for the elderly.
Home Safety Tips
Here are tips you may use to make your household environment more "user friendly" for yourself or your loved ones.
Household Safety Checklists
An accident or injury can occur in any part of your home. If you have grandchildren or take care of small children, these checklists can help you make your home safe for small children.
Safety for the Elderly Checklist
Each year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that nearly one million people over age 65 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries associated with the products they live with and use everyday. This checklist will help identify, and reduce, potential hazards throughout your home.
Online Resources
National Consumer Protection Week
Fall Prevention
Live Well Age Well resources provide information, tools and resources to make your home safe and prevent falls.
Home Security Source
Tips for many aspects of home security.
The National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, nongovernmental, public service organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health.
Travelers' Health
Find information for preparing for a healthy trip to anywhere in the world.
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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