Coalition safety resources

Coalition safety resources

These resources are helpful to injury prevention and Safe Kids Wisconsin and other community injury prevention partners. Use these when providing education to children and families on pedestrian safety, playground injury prevention and medication safety.

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Pedestrian safety

Street Smarts: These online modules are helpful in educating kids in third through sixth grade on safe walking habits. Show the entire video or desired segments in class, as part of an at-home assignment or with a youth club.

Playground safety

Playground tracking tool: Understanding injury trends can help guide safety efforts. Use this tool to record injuries and determine areas or equipment on the playground that might need extra supervision or attention.

Outdoor Public Playground Safety Handbook: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has established a set of guidelines to help keep users of public playgrounds safe. Use this tool when building a new playground or updating and renovating an existing playground.

Playground policy: Establishing practices for maintaining a public playground can help enhance safety. This draft policy can help get an organization started on the path to safety.

Medication safety

Scholastic® Over-The-Counter Medicine Safety program: Engage fifth and sixth graders in a critical conversation about responsible medical use. Programming covers hidden home hazards and more with take-home family guides in English, Spanish, Chinese, French, Tagalog and Vietnamese.