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Pediatric and Adolescent Injury

Nationally, injury is a leading cause of death in children. Kentucky is no exception. In 2012 alone, 68 Kentucky children ages 5 and below lost their lives due to an unintentional or intentional injury.

Programs in KIPRC address several key pediatric and adolescent safety issues, including:

  • Car seat safety
  • Adolescent worker safety
  • Fire safety
  • Fall safety
  • Prevention of automobile hypothermia and hyperthermia