Traffic accidents can happen to anyone at anytime, affecting people of all ages, and such event remain the leading cause of death in children in the United States. Erlanger Fire/EMS Department offers child car seat inspections performed by a Child Passenger Safety Technician.
Many injuries can be prevented with proper education, installation, and use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. Statistics show more than 80% of child restraint systems are misused or not installed correctly. The Erlanger Fire/EMS Department has trained Child Passenger Safety Technicians to assist the community in gaining a better understanding of child restraint systems, all in an effort to ensure the safety of our children.
To schedule an appointment with a Child Passenger Safety Technician, call 859.727.2488.
What does “fire safety’ mean?
Some think that fire safety is simply knowing what to do if your clothes catch on fire. Well, that is part of it. Fire safety is everything you need to know to be safe, to make your home safe, and knowing what to do if ever a fire starts in your home. The best way to do this is to understand the “Three Ps”.
To “prevent a fire” is just another way of saying, “to stop a fire before it ever starts.” Here are some things you can do in your home to prevent fires:
There are also things you can do to protect yourself from getting hurt from fire.
Smoke detectors save lives, and by following these three easy steps, your family will be alerted quickly to the danger of a fire, helping you to get out quickly and unharmed.