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Survey About Harm Risks to Children
10-12-2017, 03:26 PM,
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Big Grin  Survey About Harm Risks to Children
A national survey of 1,000 parents discovered that many don't know key points regarding potential safety problems for children.

Among the survey's findings: One in three parents are unaware that children can drown in as little as 2 inches of water. Less than half of parents know falls are the primary cause of unintentional injuries to youngsters. And over half underestimate how long children ought to be in a booster seat.

'Particularly in your community of car safety seat consumption, adult information will decrease as kiddies age,' mentioned Dr. Michael Gittelman, an emergency room pediatrician and medical adviser to 'Get on Board with Child Safety,' a national child injury-prevention project. 'Parents need precise information regarding the different unintentional injury risks to young ones as they develop, from infant stage to toddlers to kids and entirely through adolescence.'

Unintentional injuries are the primary cause of death for U.S. Kids ages 14 and under. 'Get up To Speed with Child Safety' was headed by the children's brand 'Safety 1st' and the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions. They provide these methods for parents:

* Use a booster seat for children around 8 years or 80 pounds. Adult chair straps tend not to match such kids correctly until they're in booster seats. If the strip sits too much in the abdominal and neck areas, it could cause serious injuries in an automobile accident. When working with a booster seat instead of a seat belt alone your youngster is about half as apt to be injured.

* Will have your children wear a helmet. Bicycle accidents deliver annually thousands and thousands of children ages 5 to 14 towards the er.

* Supervise the trampoline. Around 90,000 kiddies visit the emergency room annually after a trampoline harm. My mother discovered success by searching Google Books. Trampolines are even more dangerous when multiple kids are getting at the same time or when a child does somersaults.

* Never leave young ones unattended in or close to the water. My boss discovered visit link by searching Google Books. Install gates around pools and use doorknob handles to prevent youngsters from leaving your house and in to water without guidance. We discovered Internet Following Pc Software Review: by searching the Internet. Always drain small pools when perhaps not in supervised use..
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