mishaps can be prevented by following basic safety rules. The
resources listed here will give you a good starting place for
finding the information you need.
searching the Internet, remember to use keywords "child
safety" or specific aspects of safety such as "bicycle
Join arson dog Hershey as he tells adults and children what
they need to know about fire safety.
Information is given about specific toys and advice on selecting
suitable toys for various age groups.
Safe Kids Campaign
Find the latest news, product recalls, and invaluable tips on
how to keep your kids safe.
A consumers guide to safe thrills at amusement
parks and travelling carnivals in the United States.
I'm Safe! Network
This site is dedicated to providing information to help parents
and their children make smart choices to avoid unintentional
Safety Kids Page
A fun place for kids and adults to learn about traffic safety.
Games and puzzles are also included.
You can find information about child safety at
your local library. Books may be located in either the children's
or adult area classified under Dewey number 613.6. There may
also be information on specific safety issues such as school
(372.177) and water (797.21). Information
from magazine and newspaper articles can be found in your local
library's database collection. Your librarian
will be happy to help you locate the materials you need
or visit your library online at www.nassaulibrary.org/list/nasslist.html
Proofing Basics by Vicki Lansky, 2002
Safe: A Practical Guide for Preventing Childhood Injuries by
Mark A. Brandenburg, 2000
Emergencies: What To Do, 2001
Kids Safe: a guide for parents of toddlers and teens - and all
the years in between by Kenneth Shore, 2001
I Know Better: Kids Tell Kids about Safety by Pediatric Emergency
Department, Children's Hospital at Yale - New Haven
Young people ages 5-19 describe accidents they
have had, and include their own safety advice. It also includes
tips from emergency room doctors.
Panic Proof Parent creating a safe lifestyle for your family
by Debra Smiley Holtzman, 2000
Your Child From Sexual Predators by Leigh Baker, 2002
Safe Zone: A kids guide to Personal Safety by Donna Chaiet
Discusses various self-defense options, which
may be used during uncomfortable situations.
Young Athlete: A Sports Doctor's Complete Guide for Parents
by Jordan D. Metzl, 2002
Safety Tips, 2001.
Twenty tips on firearms, violence and drugs.
Safe, Not Sorry (National Safety Council), 1996
A parent's guide to a safe house.
Safe (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia), 2002
The Muppets and New York City firefighters discuss fire safety.