Health and Safety, Ages 2 to 5 Years
Other Places To Get Help
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Injury Prevention and Control|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
This branch of the CDC seeks to prevent injuries and violence and to reduce their consequences. The website has information on injuries, accidents, and situations that can lead to injuries. Topics include home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, and traumatic brain injury.
|339 East Liberty|
|Ann Arbor, MI 48104|
This website has information about chemicals in toys, clothing, and other products. The Ecology Center created this resource because product makers aren't required to disclose what chemicals are in many consumer products.
|Safe Kids USA|
|1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20004-1707|
Safe Kids USA is a nonprofit organization that seeks to prevent accidental childhood injury. The website has safety tips about car travel, fire and burns, falls, poison, drowning, toys, and more. Links to each state's child safety laws and local SAFE KIDS coalitions also are provided.
|U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission|
|4330 East West Highway|
|Bethesda, MD 20814|
|Phone:||1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency. CPSC seeks to protect consumers and families from dangerous products that can injure people, especially children. CPSC develops safety standards and informs the public about product hazards and recalls. You can call their toll-free number or email them to report unsafe products.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference March 21, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics