Safe Kids Worldwide® is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries. Most people are surprised to learn preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable. Safe Kids works with an extensive network of more than 400 coalitions in the United States and with partners in more than 30 countries to reduce traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings and more.
To learn more about Safe Kids Worldwide, visit safekids.org.
During Rail Safety Week (Sept 22-28), Safe Kids Worldwide partnered with Union Pacific Railroad to increase awareness and educate families about how to be safe around train tracks.
In this episode, Wendy chats with Nadji Kirby, Senior Program Manager at Safe Kids Worldwide. Nadji shares the information about the Rail Safety Week iniatiave, gives tips for overall child safety, and talks about how the community can help.
Original Air Date: Sept 27, 2020