Safety Practices

Early childhood programs keep children safe when their facilities, materials, and equipment are hazard-free and all staff use safety practices such as active supervision. Find resources to help staff and families reduce the number and severity of childhood injuries everywhere that children learn and grow. Discover tips for use at home, in cars and buses, on the playground, and in all early childhood settings.

Culture of Safety: Part 2

This is the second of a two-part presentation. During this Health Chat, presenters continue discussing the topic of safety and injury prevention focusing on actions five through 10 in the "10 Actions to Create a Culture of Safety."


Head Start programs are not required to provide transportation services. However, when they do provide those services, they must comply with key regulations. Explore these resources to support programs in the safe and efficient movement of children from one point to another.