Whether it’s your child’s first day or eighth year in school, parents worry.

To have a little less worry during your day, check out these seven back–to-school safety tips from CPSC:

Playground equipment – Ask if it has been inspected and maintained before school starts.  Our research and reports of incidents find entrapment and fall hazards with different types of equipment. Your school needs to do a safety check.
Surfaces around playground equipment – kids can be hurt if they (…)

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Parents and Students: Put CPSC’s safety tips on your back-to-school list.

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It’s August! Do you know what that means? BACK-TO-SCHOOL!

While you’re scrambling to pull together fall clothes and school supplies, and sort through your transportation options, be sure to keep a few safety tips in mind:

1. Many schools are now joining the First Lady’s

Let’s Move Initiative

and/or the

Safe Routes program

to encourage walking or biking to school. Whether you’re part of one of these movements or your child already rides a bike or scooter to school, be sure (…)

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