Latest Injury prevention Stories

2010-04-13 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers today announced that it has joined Safe Kids USA and more than 40 other organizations in efforts to increase awareness and urge parents and caregivers to never leave a child alone in a vehicle.

2010-04-05 15:02:40

Significant increases seen in deaths from falls, motorcycle crashes, machinery use and poisoning.

2010-04-01 06:00:00

Healthcare, Business Leaders and Professional Athletes Join Forces to Help Young Athletes Play Safe and Stay Healthy ROSEMONT, Ill., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, leaders in healthcare, wellness, safety and fitness came together to launch the STOP Sports Injuries campaign.

2010-03-24 10:22:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA has partnered with MetLife Foundation to produce an online video series that will help parents and caregivers prevent unintentional injury to children with special needs.

2009-10-08 05:55:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S.

2009-09-25 12:26:00

Billboards Remind Parents to Buckle Up Kids Every Trip, Every Time HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids Pennsylvania wants to make sure the state's youngest travelers stay safe.

2009-09-15 16:27:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids Pennsylvania, PennDOT, Lawrence Chevrolet and Silver Spring Township Police are teaming up for child safety.

2009-09-08 14:42:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of 18 research centers, professional organizations and advocacy groups have joined together to urge Congress to include injury prevention in health care reform.

2009-09-02 11:08:51

While the total mortality rate from unintentional injury increased in the U.S. by 11 percent between 1999 and 2005, far larger increases were seen in some subgroups analyzed by age, race, ethnicity and type of injury by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Injury Research and Policy.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.