The Cost of Firearm Violence
Firearm injuries cost $174 billion in the United States in 2010 and the government's firearm injury bill alone exceeded $12 billion. PIRE researcher Ted Miller estimates annual firearm injury costs average $645 per gun in America. The costs include medical and mental health care costs, criminal justice costs, wage losses, and the value of pain, suffering and lost quality of life.
Focus on Firearm Safety: Resource Guide 2013
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) has compiled this resource guide on Firearm Safety and Firearm Violence Prevention to provide state Maternal and Child Health and Injury and Violence Prevention programs with a summary of what is available in the area of firearm safety and prevention.
Sold on Safety/Seguridad hace Sentido Brochures and Fact Sheets
These documents were designed to help young retail or farm employees work safely, prevent injuries, and understand their workplace responsibilities and rights. The risks addressed in the brochure correspond with Bureau of Labor Statistics data regarding young worker employment and injury.
May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
The goals of Global Youth Traffic Safety Month is to empower and engage youth to promote traffic safety awareness to their peers at the beginning of the deadliest season for teens on the roads, summer. This year’s U.S. Global Youth Traffic Safety Month launch will take place in Washington, D.C. on May 8th and will include a focus on bike safety, teen drivers, and pedestrian safety.
Washington: Tribes Fight Suicide, a Leading Killer of Native Youth
State Department of Health statistics released this month show that in Washington, the rate of suicide among native youth from 10 to 24 years old was more than double the rate of any other ethnic population.