Stair Safety

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Safety steps: when carrying a child up or down steps, protect your most important cargo by carrying the child only, leaving one hand free to hold on to the railing.

Targeted outreach week: November 4-10, 2019

Suggested hashtags: #stairsafety

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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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Audio & Video


News Articles


Choosing and Installing Child Safety Gates


*List of Abbreviations
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
CCHMC: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
CIPA: Child Injury Prevention Alliance
IAFCS: International Association for Child Safety
MSH: Make Safe Happen

NCH: Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital


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