Childhood Injury Prevention Resources

Agricultural Injury
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids: www.fs4jk.org

The Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin is the National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Safety. The website below has links to a great deal of information to educate and prevent agricultural accidents, developmental abilities and age at which children can carry out various farm tasks and developing safe play areas for young children. www.marshfieldclinic.org/NFMC/?page=nccrahs_welcome.

Child Passenger Safety
Car Seats Made Simple: www.carseatsmadesimple.org

Minnesota Department of Public Safety/Office of Traffic Safety https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/ots/child-passenger-safety/Pages/default.aspx

Fire Safety
Sparky the Fire Dog: www.sparky.org/

Home Safety
The Minnesota Department of Health created the Home Safety Checklist (available in English and Spanish) to help parents of young children reduce hazards in their homes that may cause childhood injuries.
    (English) http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/fhv/content/document/pdf/homesafechk-eng.pdf
    (Spanish) http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/fhv/content/document/pdf/homesafechk-spa.pdf

Multicultural Resources
ECHO Emergency and Community Health Outreach: http://www.echominnesota.com

Online training
Injury and violence prevention course: TEACH-VIP
An online course has been developed to help employers, public health professionals and educators develop violence and injury prevention programs. TEACH-VIP E-learning offers 20 lessons that can be customized to meet individual needs, such as preventing injuries, violence and suicide, and provides guidance on developing programs to address these concerns. Each lesson contains interactive quizzes, activities and resources.

Websites for Children
Safe-a-rooni web site for children: www.safe-a-rooni.org

Sparky the Fire Dog: www.sparky.org/

Websites
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.CDC.gov/safechild

Minnesota Child Care Resources and Referral Network, Health and Safety Support Network: www.mnchildcare.org/families. This site contains resources for professionals and parents and has good information for those who are working within the child care consultant role.

Minnesota Department of Health's Injury and Violence Prevention Unit: www.health.state.mn.us/injury

Minnesota Safety Council/Safe Kids Minnesota - Childhood injury fact sheet library www.minnesotasafetycouncil.org/safekids/factsheets.cfm

Parent Portal/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov/parents

Safe Kids USA: www.usa.safekids.org

Safe Kids Minnesota Homepage

Childhood Injury Prevention Summit