Sledding Safety

Thousands of children end up in the hospital every year due to sledding injuries. Keep your child on the hill by preparing ahead of time.

Targeted outreach week: December 3-9, 2018
Note: Materials may now be used anytime.
Toolkit reviewed: 2018

Suggested hashtag: #sledding

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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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These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury to assist in outreach efforts on educating the public about sledding. Most of these materials can be co-branded with your organization's logo.

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Infographics, Fact Sheets, & Checklists


Blog Posts


Audio Clips

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News Articles

*List of Abbreviations
AAOS: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
AOSSM: American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
CCHMC: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
CIPA: Child Injury Prevention Alliance
CM: Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
IMC: Intermountain Medical Center
MMC: Munson Medical Center
NCH: Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
NSC: National Safety Council
UMM: University of Michigan Medicine
UPMC: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


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