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CSN Blog

Welcome to the CSN blog where CSN staff and guest bloggers discuss current injury and violence prevention issues relevant to your work. The views expressed in these posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the Children's Safety Network.

Tips for Choosing Safe Toys for Children this Holiday Season

girl playing with toys
Nov 2013
With Hanukah starting on November 27 and Black Friday creeping into Thanksgiving Day in many states this year, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. Stores and toy manufacturers offer an overwhelming selection...

Pedestrian Injuries: The True Terror of Halloween

mother and kids trick-or-treating
Oct 2013
On Halloween ghosts, jack-o-lanterns, and other spooky costumes may frighten some children, but research shows the simple act of crossing the street is the true danger. According to the United States Census Bureau,...

Promote Safe All-Terrain Vehicle Use in Your Community: A CSN Resource Guide

boy riding an atv
Aug 2012
All-terrain vehicles are a fun way to have a summertime adventure in nature, but like any other form of transportation, they pose an injury risk when safety measures are skipped. Several recent accidents in Maine,...


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