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Shriners Hospitals for Children wants everyone to be Superheroes of Summer Safety

Become a Superhero of Summer Safety

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 wants to reduce the risk of childhood injuries by asking everyone to become Superheroes of Summer Safety.

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 sheets for kids as well as our Superheroes of Summer Safety tip card and flyer.