Safety

Child Safety
(National SAFE KIDS Campaign)
Protecting Kids from their number one killer - unintentional injury. This is the goal of the National Safe Kids Campaign. Their Web site offers safety tips, information on product recalls, and how to get involved with the SAFE KIDS campaign. The Teachers' Desk lists resources for teaching injury prevention and sample lesson ideas. Kids' Corner has puzzles about safety. More puzzles, games, and safety news for kids is promised.
https://www.safekids.org/
Drinking Water
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/drinkingwater.html
DrowsyDriving.Org: Resources for the Prevention of Drowsy Driving
(The National Sleep Foundation)
This site’s purpose is to decrease accidents due to driver fatigue. It provides facts and statistics, signs of fatigue, identifies high-risk groups, and offers tips to avoid becoming a drowsy driver.
http://drowsydriving.org/
Falls
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Statistics, Children, Seniors and more. Learn how to lower your risk for falls, how to get up after falling, about fractures, footwear and balance. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/falls.html
Fire Safety
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Statistics, Children, Seniors, and more. Learn how to prepare for and prevent fires, fire safety during disasters, how to select a fire extinguisher, tips on escaping from hotel and motel fires, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/firesafety.html
Stop Static Campaign
(Petroleum Equipment Institute)
PEI is a trade association of the petroleum industry. Click on Stop Static to learn how to avoid fire dangers when refueling your car. Also check out the FAQ for more information on fire safety.
https://www.pei.org/static
Food Safety
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/foodsafety.html
Food Safety: E.Coli Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Clinical Trials, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Law and Policy, Organizations, Statistics, Children, and more. Learn how to prevent this common type of food poisoning. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/ecoliinfections.html
Food Safety: Listeria Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Organizations, Children, Women, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/listeriainfections.html
Food Safety: Salmonella Infections
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, Children, Teenagers, Women, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/salmonellainfections.html
Foodborne Illness
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Clinical Trials, Prevention/Screening, Diagnosis/Symptoms, Pictures/Diagrams, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Directories, Law and Policy, Organizations, Children, Seniors, Women, and more. Covers toxins, foodborne illness, keeping food safe during an emergency, and much more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/foodborneillness.html
FoodSafety.gov
(FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition)
FoodSafety.gov is a gateway website that provides links to selected government food safety-related information. Not every government web site is listed. When more than one government web site provides similar information, links will be provided to only one or two of those sites. Topics covered include News and Safety Alerts, Consumer Advice, Kids, Teens, and Educators, Foodborne Pathogens, and more. If you have a problem with a food product, look at Report Illnesses & Product Complaints for help.
https://www.foodsafety.gov/
Household Products Database
(National Library of Medicine)
"What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Do these household products pose a potential health risk to you and your family? Find out what's in these products and what are the potential health effects, and other safety and handling information. " You can search by product type or name, ingredients, or search the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for health effect information.
https://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/
Keeping Your Family Safe from Dog Bites
(HealthDay)
Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics to help protect children from dog bites.
https://consumer.healthday.com/general-health-information-16/bites-and-stin
gs-news-65/keeping-your-family-safe-from-dog-bites-664569.html
Lightning Safety Outdoors
(National Weather Service)
Learn how to protect yourself when thunderstorms and lightning threaten. No place is absolutely safe from lightning; however, some places are much safer than others. This article has two main sections: lightning safety outdoors when a safe location is nearby and when a safe location is NOT close. See the lightning desperation position and learn when to use it outdoors. Learn how to protect yourself if you are riding a bike or a motorcycle and a storm comes up.
https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning
Motor Vehicle Safety
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Coping, Prevention/Screening, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Law and Policy, Organizations, Statistics, Children, Teens, Seniors, and more. Learn how to buy a safer car, to reduce your risk of becoming a carjacking victim, how to reduce stress after an accident, and more. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/motorvehiclesafety.html
Recall Information Center
(Food Safety and Inspection Service)
The U.S. Department of Agriculture provides a list of foods being recalled, their production dates, identifying codes, and contact information.
https://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-
alerts
Recalls.gov
Covers recalls of products issued by various government agencies including consumer products, motor vehicles, boats, food, medicine, cosmetics, and environmental products.
https://www.recalls.gov/
safercar.gov
(National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
This Website allows you to search for safety ratings on your current car or one you are thinking of buying. You may check for recalls or ongoing investigations and you may file a complaint if your car has a safety related defect. Safety is also your responsibility. Read tips on how to be a safer driver. Also includes information on child passenger safety (including car seats) and how to care for tires.
https://www.safercar.gov/
Safety (General)
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, and more. You'll find a broad range of safety information on this page, ranging from climbing safety to guns, escalators, kerosene heaters, the kitchen, windows, and camping. A good place to start learning about safety. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/safetyissues.html
Sun Exposure
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine.
https://medlineplus.gov/sunexposure.html
Sunstroke, Heat Illness
(MEDLINEplus)
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include General/Overviews, Prevention/Screening, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Treatment, Organizations, Children, Teenagers, Seniors, and more. Learn about the dangers of extreme heat, heat rash, sunstroke, and heat stroke, and how to keep cool. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
https://medlineplus.gov/heatillness.html

Last Modified: Tuesday February 14, 2017 10:46 AM