How can people forget their child is in the car?

It shouldn’t happen, but it does. In 2010, 49 children died of hyperthermia from being left in cars. So far this year, 19 children have died.

According to Jan Null of San Francisco State University*, a study of 494 hyperthermia deaths in children found that 51% were forgotten by a caregiver, another 30% were playing in an unattended vehicle and 17% were intentionally left in the car by an adult. The majority of children who died were 2 years old or younger. read more

Are you ready for National Water Safety Month?

May is National Water Safety Month and National Drowning Prevention Month.  Reach both children and parents with water safety messages before summer starts. read more

Celebrate National Playground Safety Week!

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Participation in sports and recreational activities provide health benefits as well as health risks.

Participation in sports provide health benefits as well as health risks. read more

We love hearing from our happy clients!

Suzanne Grace, The Executive Director of the Tall Pine Safety Resource Center, sent us a nice note that made our day at I'm Safe!  We thought we'd share it...  read more

Win a Head Start Curriculum Kit from I'm Safe at the Head Start Conference in Kansas City!

I’m Safe is heading to the 38th Annual Head Start Conference at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Close to 3000 people are expected to attend. The conference runs April 4th through the 8th. read more

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.

Each year, traumatic brain injuries contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability.  The most common causes of traumatic brain injuries are vehicle crashes, falls, sports injuries and violence.

According to the Brain Injury Association, approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually.  Concussions are a form of a traumatic brain injury, which accounts for 75% of all traumatic brain injuries.  read more

March 20th through 26th is Inhalants Awareness Week.

One on five students in America has used an inhalant to get high by the time he or she reaches the eighth grade.
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