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Professional Injury Prevention Resources

The Injury Prevention Center offers materials for medical professionals to integrate into their community practices. In addition, the IPC is developing tool kits on safety topics for use in the schools and communities.

To order injury prevention fact sheets and other resources please print off the order form and fax or mail it to the Injury Prevention Center. Several of the fact sheets are also available for download on this site.

Need assistance with an injury prevention topic for your community? Contact us at (501) 364-3400 or injuryprevention@archildrens.org.

General Injury Prevention

The IPC has partnered with the Arkansas Department of Human Services and the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care to provide injury prevention materials in physician offices throughout the state.

  • "Bee Safe" Safety Week provides early childhood education centers with an entire week of suggested activities targeting center staff, children, and their parents. Contact the IPC at (501) 364-3400 or injuryprevention@archildrens.org to obtain a copy of the "Bee Safe" materials.
  • Safety-themed newsletter inserts, geared toward parents of infants and young children, are ready to add to your organization's newsletter. Download the inserts.

Home Safety

  • Learn more about hosting a Safety Baby Shower in your community. Watch the information session that was held Dec. 8, 2010.
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and other child safety organizations partnered to develop "Keeping Babies Safe," a crib safety video aimed at helping all new parents avoid suffocation, strangulation and entrapment risks in the sleep environment.

Motor Vehicle Safety

  • Strike Out Child Passenger Injury is a community based activity partnering with youth baseball programs to increase booster seat use in children ages 4-7. Strike Out was funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and completed in Arkansas, Alabama, Illinois, and Indiana. The program demonstrated increased appropriate use of child restraint by families. The implementation guide is available for download.
  • Information on becoming a child passenger safety technician is available at www.carseatsar.org.

Recreational Safety

  • "A Trip Unplanned: An ATV Safety Story" DVD and accompanying tool kit targeting youth ages 10-14 is now available for use in schools and communities. Funded by Health Resources and Services Administration, Emergency Medical Services for Children, the tool kit has been evaluated and demonstrates an increase in knowledge for youth. "A Trip Unplanned" was created in partnership with Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Contact the IPC at (501) 364-3400 or injuryprevention@archildrens.org to obtain a copy of the ATV tool kit.

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