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SAFETY LAWS
Connecticut kids need to be as safe as possible. Below are some Connecticut laws and educational materials which are designed to reduce the risk of death and injury to the children of Connecticut.

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CHILD SAFETY RELATED LAWS IN CONNECTICUT
Bicycle Helmets: Language of the Law

Car Seat Law: Language of the Law

Carbon Monoxide: Language of law

Leaving Children in Cars: Language of the Law

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Residences:  Language of the Law

Student Athletes and Concussion:  Language of the Law
 

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CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY (CPS)
Car Seat Information
 
 3 stages-in-one flyer (English)
   3 stages-in-one flyer (Spanish)

   Expectant Parent
   Rear-Facing Car Seats
   Forward-Facing Car Seats
   Booster Seats

   Infant Car Seat Bookmark
 

Car Seat Law in CT with Best Practice Recommendations
   English
   Spanish

FAQs for parents and caregivers

   English
   Spanish

Booster Seat Law:
  Effective October 1, 2005 in CT  (official language)
  CPS laws in other states


 

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BICYCLE SAFETY
Language of law
Bike helmet laws in other states

Tommy Rex, Bike Safety Ambassadinosaur
Wheeled Sport Bookmark
Bike Safety Certificate

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SAFETY INFO FLYERS
Click on a topic below for safety tips and information.

English                                                               Spanish

Animal Bite Safety                                                 Animal Bite Safety (Spanish)   
Carbon Monoxide                                                   Carbon Monoxide (Spanish)
Concussion Safety                                                 Concussion Safety (Spanish)
  Concussion Card for Tweens
 

Crib Safety                                                           Crib Safety (Spanish)
Did You Know?

Firework Safety                                                     Fireworks Safety (Spanish)


Halloween Safety                                                  Halloween Safety (Spanish)   
Holiday Safety                                                      Holiday Safety (Spanish)
Hot Cars                                                               Hot Cars (Spanish)
 

In and Around Cars                                                In and Around Cars (Spanish)
Pedestrian Safety                                                   Pedestrian Safety (Spanish)
Playground Safety                                                  Playground Safety (Spanish)
 

Poison Safety Flyer                                                 Poison Safety Flyer (Spanish)
Poison Safety Poster                                               Poison Safety Poster (Spanish)
Safe Rollin'                                                             Safe Rollin' (Spanish)   
Safety Check for Grandparents                                Safety Check - Grandparents (Sp)
 

School Bus Safety                                                   School Bus Safety (Spanish)
Sledding Safety                                                      Sledding Safety (Spanish)
Spring Safety                                                         Spring Safety (Spanish)

                                      


Thanksgiving Safety                                                Thanksgiving Safety (Spanish)
Toy Safety                                                             Toy Safety (Spanish)
Water Safety                                                          Water Safety (Spanish)

                          
Window Safety - Preventing Window Falls                  Window Safety (Spanish)

Winter - Home Safety                                              Winter Home Safety (Spanish)
Winter - Outdoor Safety                                           Winter - Outdoor Safety (Spanish)

                                       











 

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