Safety

Childhood Lead from NJ Health

It’s important for parents to take precautionary measures when it comes to children’s exposure to lead, since exposure can damage a child’s learning and development. There is no safe level of lead in children, and exposure is preventable.

Children's Eye Injuries: Prevention & Care

It's estimated that more than 90% of all eye injuries are preventable. This article provides some information about frequent causes of eye injury and prevention strategies.

Foodsafety.gov

FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.

Home Safety

Visit this site for tips on babyproofing your home and prevention home injuries and tragedies for children of all ages.

National Crime Prevention Council Parents Page

This pathfinder covers many modern safety topics parents need to know about, such as social networking and cybersafety, gangs, drug abuse, gun safety, and leaving children home alone.

Poison Prevention & Treatment Tips

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The American Academy of Pediatrics has some important tips to help you prevent and treat exposures to poison.

Prevent Children’s Exposure to Lead

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Even low levels of lead in the blood can affect IQ, attention, and school success, so protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong health.

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