Burns can be caused by fire, hot food or objects, chemicals, electricity and the sun.Read more “Burns and Safety”
Toys offer our children great joy. However, those same toys can be the cause of serious accidents if we are not careful when selecting them.Read more “Toys and Safety”
Sports are a big part of our lives. They play a great role in the physical and mental well-being of children and teenagers.Read more “Sports and Safety”
The playground can be a source of great joy for our children. However, it can also be the cause of serious accidents if safety measures have not been taken or if it is not properly upkept.Read more “Safety at the Playground”
Accidents that happen due to animals do not occur often and those that do occur are rarely deadly. When such accidents happen, though, they are very unpleasant and often cause children to develop phobias that may follow them throughout their lives.Read more “Respect the Animals”
Most accidents involving children aged 0-4 years occur at home, as that is where they spend most of their time.Read more “Trauma Prevention at Home”
Christmas! Days full of light! Be careful with the candles and the fireplaces in order to avoid burns.
The fancy crystal balls on the tree can easily become the cause of a young child’s accident. Let’s place it high up on the tree.Read more “Suggestions for the prevention of children’s accidents during the Christmas Holidays”
Young children are, by nature, full of curiosity, and their sense of danger is not fully developed, which is why they are particularly prone to accidents. Growing up, while they do develop a sense of danger, they are also influenced by other factors, such as the need to show off, a reaction to laws and to the advice of adults, and the appeal of adventure, which results in them still remaining accident-prone. For these reasons, it is important that they learn from a young age how to protect themselves (and not to put themselves in harms way).Read more “Trauma Prevention at School”
A large part of Greece is surrounded by sea and countless islands, and has many lakes, rivers and currents.
Due to the good weather most of the time the beaches are crowded with people.Read more “Swimming Saves Lives”
During the Easter holidays the schools are closed, and as a result children spend more time at home, which is where most children’s accidents happen. To avoid these accidents, an appropriate infrastructure is required, such as bars and safety glass, as well as proper supervision.Read more “Prevention of Children’s Accidents during the Easter Holidays”
It has been proven that most children’s accidents occur during the summer holidays. At this time of year the schools are closed and this means children have more free time, often without supervision. It is also a period when people go on holiday near the sea or in the mountains.Read more “Summer Holidays and Safety Measures”
Ash Monday, also known as Monday of Lent, is the day we fly kites. It is a tradition which brings a lot of joy to the family, especially the children. Unfortunately though this custom often results in accidents occuring.Read more “Trauma Prevention on Ash Monday”