Kohl’s Cares® Safety for All Seasons is an educational initiative that promotes the prevention of the most common injuries for kids and parents. Our focus this year is on helmet safety. Keep your brain safe throughout the year by using the right helmet for the right activity! For more information about how Kohl’s Cares® supports kids' health, education and environmental initiatives nationwide, click here.
Submit a photo of you or your family practicing proper safety by wearing a helmet (such as while bicycling, skateboarding or skiing, or playing football, baseball or hockey) and you’ll be entered into a monthly drawing to win a bike helmet safety prize package.
Prize package includes a new bike/sledding helmet, measuring tape, reflector/flashlight, ice/hot pack, color-able tote bag, 19-month activity and coloring calendar, color-changing pencil, and crayons (retail value, $50). Three families will win each month September 2015 through April 2016. Clicking “Click Here to Enter” will take you to the Dispatch’s Newspapers in Education (NIE) site to enter to contest. You will need to register through Dispatch.com but can opt out at any time. For safety and security, photographs entered will not be automatically be posted to the internet.
Good luck – and thank you for all you do all year to keep children safe!
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Our new wall calendar (June 2014-December 2015!) is all about helmet safety! Download and print activity and coloring pages, safety info, and calendar months here
COLORING AND ACTIVITY BOOK
Our “Safety for All Seasons” activity book is still available to download and print right here: “SAFETY FOR ALL SEASONS.”
NOTE: If you would like to print the non-English versions of these, please set your printer setting to 11x17” - English versions print on two 8.5 x 11” pages.
Visit www.recalls.gov to check for recalls on your high chairs, cribs, car seats, toys, and more.
Teen Safety: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants you to know that you DO have the greatest influence over your teen's behavior in preventing car crashes and deaths. Talk with your teen about staying safe behind the wheel. Then, keep the conversation going. You can steer your teen in the right direction, and "Parents Are the Key" has proven steps that can help.
The Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) is working to reduce death and disability in kids.
Choking Prevention Tips from the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
The Trauma Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital is also a major resource for injury prevention for the children of Central Ohio.
The Central Ohio Poison Center provides free, confidential emergency poisoning treatment advice -- 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call 1-800-222-1222.
For car seat questions and places to get your car seat checked, please check out:
If you need to call about car seat fittings and other questions, try:
(614) 722-6524 Nationwide Children's Hospital Passenger Safety
(614) 722-2400 Safety Research and Policy
(614) 645-7748 Columbus Public Health
1-866-CAR SEAT (1-866-227-7328) Ohio Traffic Safety Office
For more information, contact the Kohl’s Cares® Safety for All Seasons Program Coordinator by calling (614) 355-0617, or clicking here.