Learn how to gauge your program's risk of landslides and mudslides. Find help to develop an effective plan and practice it so you know what to do if your program is affected by a landslide or mudslide.
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.
Summertime offers many opportunities for exploration and play in outdoor learning environments. With proper planning, early care and education staff can ensure that children are able to enjoy the summer safely.
Many young children are seriously injured or killed in motor vehicle crashes. Using a car seat reduces the risk of death in passenger vehicles by 71 percent for infants younger than age 1 and by 54 percent for toddlers ages 1 to 4. Early education staff can use these flip charts to help families learn how to keep their child safe in a motor vehicle.
Tornadoes can happen at any time and occur all over the United States. Explore tips for preparing your program for tornadoes.
Review this series of questions to assess how well your management systems reflect active supervision strategies and support child safety.
Learn ways to help infant caregivers and families recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.
This fact sheet provides easy tips families can use to ensure their children's health and safety at home, outside, in the water, and in a car or truck.
Everyone contributes to an environment that allows people to speak up about safety concerns. Explore this resource to learn how to create a culture of safety in your program.
It's important to understand that injuries are not accidents. Most injuries are predictable and can be avoided. This Health Chat is intended to introduce Head Start and Early Head Start staff to safety and injury prevention strategies and resources. Presenters focus on how to make your program an agent for change using the first four actions in "10 Actions to Create a Culture of Safety" as a guide.
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."