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Safe Kids Are No Accident

Every year, unintentional injuries kill and disable more children than kidnapping, drugs and disease. We call them accidents, but most childhood injuries can be predicted and prevented. How can you protect your children from injury? Think and practice safety by:

Nine out of ten grandparents will care for their grandchildren sometime this year. Whether your child goes to visit grandparents every day or just now and then, be sure to remind grandparents to think and practice safety also to protect children from injury.

Source: "Safe Kids are No Accident! How to Protect Your Child From Injury," National Safe Kids Campaign 7/98.

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