Information and Safety Tips

Teen Drivers

Tips about getting teens and pre-teens ready to drive
GettingReadytoDrive.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [413.4 KB]
Michigan's Graduated Licensing booklet resource for parents
GraduatedLicenseBooklet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
A Graduated Licensing timeline shows how licensing and driver education are intertwined
Michigan'sGraduatedLicensing at-a-glance[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [50.0 KB]

Pedestrian Safety

What you need to know to keep your kids safe while walking
PedestrianSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [580.7 KB]
The facts about pedestrian safety
PedestrianSafetyFactSheet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [151.7 KB]
Quick information about pedestrian safety
PedestrianSafetyByTheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [104.5 KB]
Teens and Distracted Walking
HowDoesATeenCrossTheRoad.png
Portable network image format [231.6 KB]

Fire Safety

What you need to know to keep your kids safe from burns and scalding
BurnAndScaldPrevention.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [154.5 KB]
The facts about burns and fire safety
BurnFireSafetyFacts.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [156.3 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe around fire
FireSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [159.0 KB]
Create your own fire escape plan
FireEscapePlanGrid.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [211.0 KB]
Quick information about fire safety
FireSafetyBytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [221.5 KB]
Fire safety checklist for grandparents and caregivers
FireSafetyforGrandparents.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [961.8 KB]

Medication Safety & Poison Prevention

What you need to know to keep your kids safe around medicine
medicationSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [134.4 KB]
The facts about medicine safety
MedicineSafetyFacts.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [454.8 KB]
What you need to know to keep kids safe from poisoning
PoisoningPreventionTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [142.0 KB]
The facts about poisoning prevention
PoisoningSafetyFacts.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [163.3 KB]
Quick information on medication safety
MedicationSafetybytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [430.2 KB]
Many edible products have deadly look-a-likes
DeadlyLookAlikes.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [487.4 KB]
How to keep kids safe around liquid laundry packets
LiquidLaundryPacketSafety.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]

Sports Safety

Quick information about sports injuries
SportsInjuryFacts.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [755.4 KB]
The facts about sports safety
SportsInjuryFactSheet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [162.1 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe while playing sports
SportsSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [757.8 KB]
What you need to know about preventing dehydration
DehydrationPreventionTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [794.8 KB]
What you need to know to prevent overuse injuries
OveruseInjuryPreventionTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [859.4 KB]
Especially for Athletes
SportsSafetyChecklistAthletes.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [628.3 KB]
Especially for Parents
SportsSafetyChecklistParents.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [748.4 KB]
Especially for Coaches
SportsSafetyChecklistCoaches.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [622.6 KB]
A poster exploring the culture of youth sports and injuries
CultureofYouthSports.png
Portable network image format [267.3 KB]

Vehicle Safety

Keep your child safer in a car
11WaystoVehicleSafety.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [440.1 KB]
Buckle up the right way every time
BasicCarSeatSafetyList.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]
Surprising facts about kids not getting buckled up
BuckledEveryRide.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [679.5 KB]
What you need to know about kids in car seats
CarSeatSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [613.6 KB]
Find the right car seat for your child
TheRightCarSeat.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [563.1 KB]
What you need to know about kids in booster seats
BoosterSeatSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [465.8 KB]
What you need to know about kids wearing seat belts
SeatBeltSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [527.7 KB]
Safety checklist for the carpool driver
CarpoolSafetyList.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [244.3 KB]
What you need to know about keeping kids safe around driveways
DrivewaySafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [592.1 KB]
The facts about vehicle safety
MotorVehicleSafetybytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [176.4 KB]
Safety in and out of vehicles
ParkedCarsandSeatBelts.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [646.8 KB]
What you need to know to prevent heatstroke in a vehicle
VehicleHeatstrokePrevention.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [447.4 KB]

Bike Safety

What you need to know to keep kids safe while biking
BikeSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [203.8 KB]
How to properly fit a helmet
HelmetFitTest.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [5.9 MB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe while skating or skateboarding
SkateSkateboardingSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [869.4 KB]
The facts about bike, skate and skateboard safety
BikeSkateboardSafetybytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [156.3 KB]

Safe Holidays

What you need to know to keep your kids safe during the holidays
HolidaySafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [878.8 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe on Halloween
HalloweenSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [663.0 KB]
How to be visible and safe on Halloween
BeSeenOnHalloween.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.5 MB]
Quick safety tips for Halloween
HalloweenQuickTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.5 MB]
The facts about Halloween safety
HalloweenSafetybytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [230.0 KB]
Safety checklist for the 4th of July
July4SafetyChecklist.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [961.8 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe around fireworks
FireworksSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [75.4 KB]

Safety in the Home

The facts about safety in the home
HomeSafetybytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [166.1 KB]
Quick facts about home safety
ProtectingChildrenintheHome.jpg
JPG image [436.4 KB]
Keeping kids safe, room by room
HomeSafetyChecklist.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [190.8 KB]
What you need to keep your kids safe in your home
HomeSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [645.4 KB]
Handy reference for babysitters
BabysitterChecklist.PDF
PDF File [528.5 KB]
The facts about the dangers of button batteries
ButtonBatteriesFacts.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.2 MB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe from carbon monoxide
CarbonMonoxidePosioningPrevention.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [474.6 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe from choking or strangulation
ChokingStrangulationPrevention.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [310.1 KB]
Checklist for parents for cooking safely
CookingSafetyChecklist.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.0 MB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe from falls
FallPrevention.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [716.0 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe around guns
GunSafety.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [83.3 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe while sleeping
SleepSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [570.2 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe around toys
ToySafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [928.5 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe from TV and furniture tip-overs
TVandFurnitureSafetyTips.PDF
PDF File [518.8 KB]
Quick facts about TV tip-overs
TVTip-OversbytheNumbers.png
Portable network image format [876.9 KB]
Tips for recycling your old TV
RecyclingYourTV.PDF
PDF File [334.6 KB]

Water Safety

The facts about swimming and boating safety
SwimmingBoatingSafetybytheNumbers.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [137.5 KB]
US Coast Guard guide to choosing the right life jacket
TheRightLifeJacket.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.4 MB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe when boating
BoatingSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [664.6 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe when swimming
SwimmingSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [696.6 KB]
Information on drowning, water rescue and rip tides
PlayItSafeintheWater.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [172.5 KB]
A guide to what a drowning person looks like
WhatDrowningLooksLike.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [218.0 KB]
Rip currents - Break the grip of the rip
RipTides.jpg
JPG image [2.2 MB]
What you need to know to keep kids safe in and around water at home
WaterSafetyatHome.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [550.7 KB]
Pool and spa safety tips
PoolSpaSafety.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.3 MB]

School Bus and Playground Safety

What you need to know to keep your kids safe in and around the school bus
SchoolBusSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [387.2 KB]
What you need to know to keep your kids safe at the playground
PlaygroundSafetyTips.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [149.6 KB]

Winter Safety

Winter safety tips from Beary Careful with the Chill Out program
ChillOut.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [270.3 KB]
Join Beary Careful as he learns about how to be safe and have fun in the winter
WinterSafetyColoringBook.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.1 MB]
Information about safe ice and ice rescue
PlayItSafeontheIce.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [189.0 KB]

Jennifer Ritter

Grand Traverse Metro Fire Dept.

Fire & Life Safety Educator

Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor

Phone: 231-947-3000 ext 1234

E-mail: jritter@gtmetrofire.org

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