|Fall Child Safety Tips from WCSC|
|News Releases - General Info|
|Written by Window Coverings Safety Council|
|Monday, 10 September 2012 13:59|
Tips to Create a Safe Environment in the Classroom
As summer comes to a close, early childhood education professionals are busy gearing up for the little ones. In addition to developing new reading lists and homework assignments, many teachers are also investing their time in classroom safety. According to Safe Kids USA, an estimated 14 million children are unintentionally injured each year – with as many as 25 percent of those incidents occurring in and around schools. Educational leaders can prevent some of these incidents by childproofing all classrooms to help eliminate potential hazards.
Parents Reminded to Check Their Window Coverings
The Window Covering Safety Council is reminding parents and caregivers of potential window-cord dangers and urging them to make the right choice and only use cordless window products in homes with young children.
A Safe and Happy Holiday Season
The fall and winter holidays are just around the corner. Families will reunite and make wonderful memories while trick-or-treating or enjoying festive meals. But the season can also pose potential safety hazards for young children.
Easy Steps to Prevent Window-Cord Accidents
The accidental strangulation of infants and young children in the cords of window blinds, shades and drapes continues to be an issue, with both inner and pull cords remaining a concern for today’s busy parents.
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