Button Battery Safety

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The number of children experiencing serious medical damage or death from button batteries continues to rise.

Button battery safety outreach week:
November 13–19, 2017

Suggested hashtag: #buttonbattery or #buttonbatteries

New to Prevent Child Injury? Check out tips on using the toolkit.

 

NATIONAL EXPERTS

Prevent Child Injury offers members access to spokespeople selected for their knowledge on injury prevention topics. These experts are available to speak to media and other interested parties.

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PROJECT MATERIALS

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury to help spread the key messages on button battery safety. Please feel free to use these materials as needed. Most of these materials can be co-branded with your organization’s logo.

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Facebook Posts
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Twitter Posts
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SOCIAL MEDIA GRAPHICS

Note: All graphics are available for download in different file sizes on Flickr.

 
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EXISTING RESOURCES

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury members and other trusted sources.

FACT SHEETS, BROCHURES, & WEBPAGES

 

VIDEOS, PHOTOS, & VISUALS

Button Battery Safety in the Home – Product Safety Australia

The Devastating Impact of Button Batteries – Great Ormond Street Hospital and Charity

 
 

NEWS ARTICLES AND PRESS RELEASES

 
 

JOURNAL ARTICLES, REPORTS, & RESOURCES FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

 
 

OTHER TOOLKITS

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List of Abbreviations
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
BBC: British Broadcasting Corporation
CAPFA: Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia
CCHMC: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
CHOP: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
CHPUPMC: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center
CIPA: Child Injury Prevention Alliance
CPSC: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
IJPO: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
JETS: Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock
NCH: Nationwide Children’s Hospital
NCPC: National Capital Poison Control
NEMA:
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NSC: National Safety Council
OSUMC: The Ohio State University Medical Center
UMHS: University of Michigan Health System
SKW: Safe Kids Worldwide