Home Safety Month 2007 Reaches Millions of Families...
During June, HSC‚s home injury prevention messages reached millions of families across the United States. With its most successful campaign to date, HSC educated families about the top five leading causes of home injury Ų falls, poisoning, fire, choking/suffocation and drowning. HSC encouraged both families and corporations to take a „hands onš approach to staying safe in and around the home with an abundance of resources including new brochures, hand-outs and posters.
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HSC Releases Nationwide Fire and Life Safety Survey...
HSC and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recently released the results of the first-ever national fire and life safety education survey. The survey benchmarked the fire and life safety educational services provided by the U.S. fire service, and assessed the current state of educational programming, identifying needs for training and additional resources.
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HSC Awarded Federal Grant...
HSC was awarded a 2006 Fire Prevention and Safety grant in the amount of $1 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This generous federal funding will be used by HSC to continue its work to broaden and deepen the network of support for U.S. fire and life safety educators, particularly through local fire departments.
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New Safety Products and Perceptions Research...
As part of its Home Safety Month outreach, HSC commissioned new research to uncover common safety product usage and home safety practices among American families. The survey found that while a majority of U.S. adults think about home safety often, very few actually take action.
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Kid's Prepare America Contest ...
Calling all Expert Network members and teachers! This fall, HSC will be launching a new contest challenging children and classrooms nationwide to get prepared for emergencies. Look for information by mail or visit www.kidsprepareamerica.org to