These tips can help you keep your child safe and add to general safety advice for your child’s stage of development. Adapt these tips to meet the needs of your child and family. What works now may change as your child grows and develops. Includes sections on fall safety, fire and burn safety, water safety, car safety resources and bike safety.; Contact information: Seattle Children’s Center for Children with Special Needs, P.O. Box 5371 CW8-6, Seattle, WA 98145-5005 Phone: (206) 884-5735.
U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 373,900 home structure fires from 2005-2009 according to new research from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). According to the report, cooking fires remain the leading cause of home structure fires and home fire injuries and smoking materials continue to be the leading cause of home fire deaths.