Resources for Injury Prevention
In California, drowning is the leading cause of death, disability, and injury among children between the ages 1 and 4. And it's the second leading cause of preventable death of children up to 14 years old nationwide. Watch our video on pool safety.
Did you know that as many as 50 children are backed over by cars in the U.S. every week? These are referred to as backovers. Click on the video to the right to learn how to prevent these and how to keep your kid safe.
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your child's doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your child's provider.
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