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Safety Resources

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

For parents who have questions about the safety of the products their children use, such as cribs and strollers. The USCPSC is committed to protecting the public from products that can injure children. Call or check out the website to find out if there have been recalls of any products or to report an incident or unsafe product (800) 638-2772. You may also e-mail info@spsc.gov.
www.cpsc.gov

Stay Safe

Site contains resources on internet safety and security for people of all ages.
www.staysafe.org

Safe Kids Worldwide

A group seeking to prevent accidental childhood injury, a leading killer or children 14 and under. Information in both English and Spanish. Contains lots of tips for preventing injury.
www.safekids.org

Quit Line

Pennsylvania’s Free Quitline, 1-877-724-1090, is offered as a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the American Cancer Society. Based on state-of-the art techniques in smoking cessation, the service provides counseling and structured assistance for individuals who are committed to quitting.
http://www.paahec.org/professional_development/tobacco/ifyouaretrying/if_11.html

Poison Control Center

The mission of the center is to reduce the number of accidents, severity of injuries, the number of deaths, and the healthcare costs associated with poison exposures- 800-222-1222
www.poisoncontrol.chop.edu

Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning

Provides advocacy, education and outreach in an effort to prevent childhood lead poisoning. Work in collaboration with families, community organizations, educators, government agencies, insurers, property owners, and health care providers to construct real, attainable and cost-effective means to create lead-safe and healthy homes.
www.leadsafe.org/

Car Safety

Another good website concerning car safety.
www.car-safety.org

Car Belt

Car Safety through the Traffic Injury Prevention Program- 800-227-2358
http://www.upmc.com/HealthAtoZ/patienteducation/S/Pages/keepingbabysafe.aspx