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Shriners Hospitals for Children wants to keep children on track for a safe summer

On track for a safe summer

Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortunately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries.

Shriners Hospitals for Children, along with NASCAR driver and Love to the rescue® ambassador David Ragan, want to keep kids On Track for a Safe Summer.

Did you know?

Summer is known as “trauma season” among public health and medical professionals because unintentional deaths and serious injuries increase dramatically among children during these months.*

The good news is, many of these injuries may be preventable by following some simple tips and learning how to avoid accidents and injuries.

To learn more, read our tips on playground, swimming, boating, lawn mower and fire safety.

*Safe Kids U.S. Summer Ranking Report, May 2007

Additional materials

Have fun while learning about summer safety. Download our coloring sheet for kids as well as our On Track for a Safe Summer tip card and flyer.