Health and Safety, Ages 2 to 5 Years (cont.)
Other Places To Get Help
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Injury Prevention and Control|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/injury|
The National Center for Injury Prevention is a branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its mission is to prevent injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences. Its Web site provides information and updates on topics such as home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, injury response, and traumatic brain injury.
|117 North Division Street|
|Ann Arbor, MI 48104|
|Phone: ||(734) 761-3186|
|Fax: ||(734) 663-2414|
|Web Address: ||www.healthystuff.org|
This website has information about chemicals in toys, clothing, and other products. The Ecology Center created this resource because product makers aren't required to disclose what chemicals are in many consumer products.
|Safe Kids Worldwide|
|1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20004-1707|
|Phone: ||(202) 662-0600|
|Fax: ||(202) 393-2072|
|Web Address: ||www.safekids.org|
Safe Kids Worldwide is a global, nonprofit organization that seeks to prevent accidental childhood injury. The website has safety tips about car travel, fire and burns, falls, poison, drowning, toys, and more. Links to each state's child safety laws and local SAFE KIDS coalitions also are provided.
|U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission|
|4330 East West Highway|
|Bethesda, MD 20814|
|Phone: ||1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline|
|Fax: ||(301) 504-0124 and (301) 504-0025|
|TDD: ||(301) 595-7054|
|Web Address: ||www.cpsc.gov|
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency. The goal of this agency is to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products. CPSC develops safety standards, recalls products or organizes how they will be repaired, researches possible product hazards, and informs the general public about these and other safety issues. You can call their toll-free number or e-mail them to report unsafe products.
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