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Risk Watch

Risk Watch is an injury prevention program for children in preschool through eight grade. It is designed to help children and families create safer homes and communities by teaching them the skills and knowledge they need to make positive choices about their personal safety and well-being. Risk Watch seeks to prevent the major unintentional injuries that threaten children in this age group. Each of the following topics is presented in the Risk Watch program:

  • Motor vehicle safety
  • Fire and burn prevention
  • Choking, suffocation, and strangulation prevention
  • Poisoning prevention
  • Falls prevention
  • Firearms injury prevention
  • Bike and pedestrian safety
  • Water safety

Risk Watch is the first comprehensive injury prevention curriculum available for use in schools. Developed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and Lowe’s Home Safety Council in collaboration with national experts, the private sector, and safety advocates.