3 of 4 parents are making this mistake

Most child car safety seats are used incorrectly, with an average of 3 mistakes per seat. Get yours checked for free this weekend. Your child’s car seat is probably too loose. Maybe harness straps are through the wrong slots, or are not secured. Your infant seat may be at the wrong angle, or facing the… Learn More »

Come to Safe Kids Day at the Oregon Zoo

Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Oregon Zoo will host the 15th Annual Safe Kids Day. Safe Kids Day is a fun and interactive safety event about preventing common childhood injuries – and it is free with zoo admission! Child safety and injury prevention are very important: accidents are the leading cause of… Learn More »

Child Passenger Safety Week: free car seat check-ups

It’s a sad fact that more children ages 12 and under die from motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause. In honor of Child Passenger Safety Week, Oregon parents and caregivers can have child car seats checked by Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians. The free inspection will check seats for damages and recalls, and for proper installation and… Learn More »

Window Fall Prevention

Over the weekend, there was a breaking news story of a Vancouver toddler who climbed out a third floor bedroom window, made his way onto the roof, and fell to the ground.  The child has been listed in good condition as of Sunday evening. Thankfully, this incident had a happy ending, but it could have… Learn More »