Keep Kids Safe Author:Aid Association For Lutherans Accidental injury, more than disease, is the leading cause of death among children. Accidents can happen to children suddenly and without warning. Some seem unavoidable. But families who take common-sense precautions are likely to prevent them or at least to minimize their seriousness. — Injuries to children up to age 4 usually occur in settings ... more »controlled by their parents. By learning ways to keep our homes safe, we become better equipped to prevent injury to our young children.
Children ages 5 to 12 need to learn safety when they are on their own much of the time. This means we need to teach them skills that will protect them as pedestrians, bike riders, and automobile passengers. We also need to provide them with safe play areas and protective sports equipment.
This book's purpose is to help you keep your children safe. Of course, despite the best advice about safety, there are no guarantees--no matter how diligent, careful, and loving we are, accidents do happen. The book offers you a collection of practical, hands-on advise to remind you of some of the most common and easily countered threats to children.« less