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Safety

  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Car Safety Seats: Information for Families
    Information on How to Use Car Safety Seats and Seat Belts Correctly
  • Buckle Up North Carolina
    The North Carolina Child Passenger Safety Resource Center provides information on the use of child safety seats and seat belts, occupant restraint laws in North Carolina, as well as training opportunities and statewide resources/contacts.
  • Children's Safety Network: National Injury & Violence Prevention Resource Center
    Resource Center for maternal and child health and injury prevention professionals in state health departments who are committed to reducing injuries and violence among children and adolescents.
  • Culture of Safety
    Resources for early care and education programs that promote safety, from the Head Start, Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC), Early Childhood Health and Wellness.
  • National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
    The Center is committed to prevent shaken baby syndrome and promote the well-being of infants through the development and implementation of programs, policy and research; and to support and educate families, caregivers and professionals.
  • National Safety Council
    The NSC has the mission to educate and influence society to adopt safety, health and environmental policies, practices and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic losses arising from preventable causes.
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    OSHA's mission is to assure the safety and health of America's workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
  • Pesticides
    Information and Resources from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Reduce Risk of Poisoning Incidents
  • Poisonous Plants of North Carolina
    Provides a listing by common and scientific name of many of the poisonous plants found in North Carolina, as well as a Poisonous Plant Resource Sheet for Child Care Providers
  • Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina
    Statewide, Nonprofit Organization Dedicated to the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Recalls.Gov
    A 'one stop shop' for U.S. government recalls. This online resource provides the latest recall information, a method to report a dangerous product, important safety tips.
  • Safe Kids North Carolina
    The mission of Safe Kids NC is to reduce and prevent accidental childhood injuries birth through age 14.
  • Safe Kids USA
    National non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury - the number one killer of children ages 14 and under.
  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
    Committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children.

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