Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification
Want to be an advocate for child passenger safety in your community? Please consider becoming a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technician through the Safe Kids Program at cert.safekids.org/. Learn more about the importance of properly installing and using car seats and booster seats at go.usa.gov/xPc2e.
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Each year more than 12 million women and men are the victims of rape, physical violence or stalking, in the United States. Over 43 million women and 38 million men experienced psychological aggression by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Break the cycle and reach out for help.
Lead Poisoning Causes Significant Damage to Children; Be Aware and Prevent Exposure
"Simple steps like keeping your home clean and well-maintained will go a long way in preventing lead exposure." Read this month's message from Dr. Scott Harris on lead poisoning prevention.
Falls Prevention Awareness Week: Get Help from Friends and Family
Today is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Preventing falls is a team effort. Ask your loved ones to check your home and help you remove fall hazards. Get more tips on preventing falls at go.usa.gov/xVp9Z. #FPAD2019
Falls Prevention Awareness Day: Talk to Your Occupational Therapist
Today is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Preventing falls is a team effort. Make sure your assistive devices are adjusted fit your needs. Get more tips on preventing falls at go.usa.gov/xVp9Z #FPAD2019
Falls Prevention Awareness Day: Talk to Your Pharmacist
Today is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Preventing falls is a team effort.Talk to your pharmacist about how your medications can affect your risk of falling. Get more tips on preventing falls at go.usa.gov/xVp9Z #FPAD2019
Falls Prevention Awareness Day: Talk to Your Doctor
Today is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Preventing falls is a team effort. Let your doctor know if you have fallen or are unsteady on your feet. Get more tips on preventing falls at go.usa.gov/xVp9Z #FPAD2019
News Release: 'Be The 1' to help prevent suicide
Alabama was ranked 24th in the nation in #suicide deaths with a death total of 836 in 2017. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline wants you to "Be The 1 To" to help bring those numbers down in Alabama and across the nation.
World Suicide Prevention Day
Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay. Medications are used more than any other method by teens attempting #suicide, so make sure yours are locked away safely. If you're worried that someone you know is feeling vulnerable or #suicidal, call 1-800-273-8255. #SuicidePreventionWeek #BeThere
National Safety Month - Fatigue
As our lives get busier, sleep is usually the first thing to go. But if you're not getting 7-9 hours of good sleep each night, you could end up jeopardizing yourself or those around you. Learn more about the risks of being tired at bit.ly/2Ir09d6. (Español: bit.ly/2WTaMOT) #NSM
National Safety Month: Slips, Trips and Falls
June is National Safety Month. Though they might seem harmless, slips, trips and falls are some of the most common hazards we face in the workplace, and they can have serious consequences. #NSM
Fireworks Safety Month
All over the state, stores with names like Big Daddy's and Crazy Bill's and TNT and Dizzy Dean's are opening their doors. Why? It's fireworks season! It's also Fireworks Safety Month! Get tips on safely enjoying those sparklers, bottle rockets and firecrackers at go.usa.gov/xNsGS.
National Safety Month - Hazard Recognition
June is National Safety Month. Your home and workplace may be filled with hazards you haven't noticed---things that may seem silly, like an unsecured rug. But it won't be silly if you trip over that rug and break your arm! Learn more about spotting hazards and making your surroundings safer at bit.ly/318Chm2. (Español: bit.ly/2QOnmZF) #NSM