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1.  Summer Safety:  Summer is a great time to enjoy the great outdoors and swim, hike, travel and barbecue, but people also want to steer clear of accidents and injuries.  By taking simple, common-sense precautions, you can have fun and stay safe and healthy at the same time.

      Water Related:

                                                    http://www.sipdocs.com/index.php?pageId=91

                                                    http://www.poolsafetycouncil.com/  (The Pool Safety Council (PSC) is a Washington, D.C.-based non-                                                    profit organization that is a national authority on pool and water safety.)

2.   Dog Bites:

  • Top ten prevention steps for children:
http://www.hsus.org/pets/pet_care/dog_care/stay_dog_bite_free/teaching_your_child_to_avoid_dog_bites.html

3.  Fire/Fireworks Safety:

Smoke Detector Information and How They Can Save Your Life:  http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/557.pdf
The US Fire Administration:  http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/applications/publications/ 
Prevention:  http://seniors.tcnet.org/articles/article04.html
                     http://www.firesafety.gov/

Statistics:    http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=1769&URL=Research%20&%20Reports/Fact%20sheets/Electrical%20safety/Hidden%20electrical%20hazards&rss=research

       http://www.in.gov/isdh/files/FireworksReport.pdf
       http://www.state.in.us/dhs/files/Binder2.pdf

Check list:   http://www.firesafety.gov/citizens/escape/index.shtm

Fact sheet:  http://www.firesafety.gov/citizens/statistics/index.shtm

4.   Playground/Bike Safety:

          http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title9/ar21/ch11.html

                                   http://www.sipdocs.com/index.php?pageId=87

                                  http://www.safemotorist.com/Indiana/Driving/bicycle_safety.aspx

5.   Falls-Child:

6.  Poisoning:

                                http://www.clarian.org/pdf/poisoncontrol/elementary.pdf

                                http://www.clarian.org/pdf/poisoncontrol/curriculum_PDF.pdf (Preschool)

                               http://www.state.in.us/dhs/files/Binder2.pdf

7.  Home Safety

The national fire protection association offers home safety tips:  http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=246&URL=Research%20&%20Reports/Fact%20sheets/Safety%20in%20the%20home
BAM (Body and Mind website supported from the Centers of Disease Control).  http://www.bam.gov/sub_yoursafety/tipcards/house_firesafety.pdf
The Indiana Partnership to Prevent Violent Injury and Death.  Two brochures that talk about gun locking devices and also responsible gun ownership.  http://www.ippvid.org/homeBrochures.html
Disaster Kit Checklist- Home Safety 

Home Safety Council:  http://www.homesafetycouncil.org/resource_center/rc_brochure07_p001.pdf  

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Information 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Toy Safety & Holiday Safety:

                                   http://www.emergencycareforyou.org/EmergencyManual/HolidayAndSeasonalSafety/Default.aspx

                                   http://www.sipdocs.com/index.php?pageId=90

8.   Injury/Falls Prevention Information for Older Adults:

                                   http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/fallcost.htm

                                   http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/nursing.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/pub-res/toolkit/Falls_ToolKit/DesktopPDF/English/booklet_Eng_desktop.pdf
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/duip/fallsmaterial.htm
http://www.stanfordhospital.com/PDF/fallPrevention/SUHHomSafetyBrochure2.pdf

For more information on injury and violence prevention, visit the CDC's Web site at: www.cdc.gov/InjuryViolenceSafety.