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How To Safety News

We are always staying on top of it – through child safety industry events, conferences, local car seat check-up events, continuing education, seminars, updates, networking with leading professionals, and learning from caregivers and our community…  Check out some of what we do!

How-To-Safety Participates in Healthy Kids Day

How-To-Safety Participates in Healthy Kids Day at the Staten Island South Shore YMCA on Saturday, April 30th. Healthy Kids Day is a free day of fun and excitement for the family. Keep your kids in “WOW” condition! Stop by from 10am-3pm for lots of FREE activities! It’s a fit family fun blast! Bounce House, Art & Crafts, Activities & Games, Learn about Health and Safety, Much More! The Healthy Kids Day event is sponsored by the Staten Island South Shore YMCA. The event takes place on Saturday, April 30, 10pm – 3pm, at YMCA, 3939 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10312. How-To-Safety will be there to provide [...]

How-To-Safety Participates in Baby Expo

How-To-Safety joins Staten Island Baby Expo, an event co-sponsored by Richmond University Medical Center & Babies 'R Us. How-To-Safety will be there to provide child passenger safety educational materials, answer car seat questions, demonstrate proper car seat use, raise awareness about road related preventable trauma, and help parents and parents-to-be keep their children safer in the car. The Expo take place on Saturday, April 30th, 12pm – 3pm, at Babies"R"Us, 2655 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY. All Activities are Free. Bring your family! Educational Sessions for Parents & Parents-to-Be Children's Activities & Giveaways Health Screenings Vendors Refreshments Prizes More about How-To-Safety at www.HowToSafety.com   [...]

How-To-SAFETY Holds a Free Car Seat Safety Class at Babies R Us Staten Island

How-To-Safety is offering an opportunity for new and expectant parents to learn about keeping their little ones safe in the car with a focus on the proper use of car seats. The class is facilitated by a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) and teaches parents about: - Choosing the right car seat. - Properly securing the baby in the car seat. - Correctly installing the car seat into the vehicle. - Common car seat errors and solutions. - Much more! Event Details: Car Seat Safety class will be held on Wednesday, February 10th at Babies R Us (2655 Richmond Ave., Staten Island, NY, [...]

Staten Island’s How-To-SAFETY Team Holds a Free Car Seat Check-up Event in Support of National “Seat Check Saturday”

How-To-SAFETY is conducting a FREE child car seat inspection and installation event on Staten Island, NY taking place September 19, 2015. Invitations are extended to parents with children ages newborn-12 y/o, expecting parents, grandparents, and caregivers. A certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) will be on-hand to teach parents and caregivers how to choose the right car seats for their children and how to install and use the seat correctly. Event Details:  How-To-Safety car seat check-up event will be available to the community on Saturday, September 19 at Posh Baby & Teen (2935 Veterans Rd W, Staten Island, New York 10309), between 10:00am-6:00pm.  Walk-ins are welcome, but to minimize [...]

How-To-SAFETY Joins 11th Annual KIDZ In Motion Conference

How-To-SAFETY joins 2015 Kidz in Motion, a national child passenger safety conference held in Orlando, FL. The conference aims to provide informative sessions that reflect the diversity of the field, with the intent of increasing knowledge and sharing best practices. Hundreds of CPS technicians, instructors and advocates will be discussing the most current and accurate occupant protection resources, programs, and delivery systems. Educational sessions include topics and updates regarding advanced vehicle safety systems, crash dynamics, LATCH changes, side impact updates, EMS pediatric transport, strategies for hospital based CPS programs, development and implementation of safety programs, industry trends and resources, pediatrician and parent [...]

How-To-Safety Assists with Car Seat Installations for Ford’s “Ultimate Driving Challenge”, a Mother’s Day Video Tribute

"The Ultimate Driving Challenge,” a humorous homage by Ford Motor Company reveals the True Ultimate Driver: Mom.  How-To-Safety participates in the Mother’s Day tribute by overseeing child passenger safety and correct use of car seats and child restraints during filming. The production, directed by Josh + Vince of Big Block, honors moms on Mother's Day and stresses what moms go through while driving kids through daily activities. The concept for this year’s Mother’s Day tribute came from Team Detroit with the idea that moms are the best drivers and that Ford builds cars that are up for any challenge. The [...]

How-To-Safety Incorporates Car Seat Installation Services at Posh Baby & Teen

How-To-Safety now provides car seat installation and education service at Staten Island's Posh Baby & Teen's newly launched car seat and strolled department. How-To-Safety will be there to provide child passenger safety educational materials, answer car seat questions, demonstrate proper car seat use, raise awareness about road related preventable injury, and help parents and parents-to-be keep their children safer in the car. The new Posh Baby & Teen safety department will feature car seats and strollers by Baby Jogger, Bugaboo, Clek, Cybex, Maxi Cosi, Nuna, Orbit Baby, Peg Perego, Stokke, and UPPAbaby. Professional installation and education by How-To-Safety is available [...]

How-To-Safety Participates in Baby Health Fair & Expo

How-To-Safety joins Baby Health Fair & Expo, an event co-sponsored by Richmond University Medical Center & Babies 'R Us. How-To-Safety will be there to provide child passenger safety educational materials, answer car seat questions, demonstrate proper car seat use, raise awareness about road related preventable trauma, and help parents and parents-to-be keep their children safer in the car. The Fair & Expo take place on Saturday, February 28, 12pm – 3pm, at Babies"R"Us, 2655 Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY. All Activities are Free. Bring your family! Educational Sessions for Parents & Parents-to-Be Bring Your Favorite Doll for a Check Up. Children's Activities & Giveaways Health [...]

How-To-SAFETY Joins Safe Kids Global Road Safety Summit Kickoff

How-to-SAFETY takes part in Safe Kids Global Road Safety Summit in Washington D.C., the kickoff for Safe Kids Worldwide’s Safe Roads | Safe Kids campaign to significantly raise the issue of global road safety on the international agenda and reduce child morbidity and mortality resulting from traffic collisions around the world. The campaign is aligned with the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action for Road Safety. An early focus of the campaign and the Summit concentrates on planning for meaningful events around the world in conjunction with the third annual UN Global Road Safety Week to be held May 4-10, [...]

How-To-Safety Completes Additional Training in Passenger Safety for Children with Special Health Care Needs

How-To-Safety completes additional training course on "Safe Travels for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs", a curriculum developed by National Center for the Safe Transportation of Children with Special Healthcare Needs and the Automotive Safety Program at Indiana University School of Medicine. The specialized training was provided by Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, NJ. Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, New Jersey is a provider of pediatric rehabilitation services dedicated to improving the lives of patients. The hospital serves children affected by brain injury, spinal cord dysfunction and injury, premature birth, autism, developmental delays, and life-changing illnesses. Specialized [...]

How-To-SAFETY Supports National Car Seat Safety Week on Staten Island with Free Car Seat Inspections

How-To-SAFETY is joining Child Passenger Safety Week 2014 and "National Seat Check Saturday" with car seat inspection and installation event in Staten Island. Certified technicians will be teaching caregivers how to choose the right car seats for their children and how to install and use them correctly. How-To-SAFETY announces that car seat inspections and education will be available to the community on Saturday, September 20 in Staten Island, NY. The free event is part of “National Seat Check Saturday” and will include car seat inspections by certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians. Technicians will be on-hand to teach parents and caregivers how [...]

How-To-SAFETY Participates in Free Car Seat Check Event hosted by NYC DOT

Safe Kids NYC, led by New York City Department of Transportation, is holding a free car-seat checkup event to help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries. This event is held in partnership with Millennium Development and Bergen Beach Youth Organization. Caregivers can attend the event on Tuesday August 12, 3:00 - 6:00, at Bergen Beach Sports Complex, 2335 Bergen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. To schedule an appointment, call 212-839-4750, or just Drive-in. Read below about how to prepare for a car seat check-up and what to expect. How-To-SAFETY is joining NYC DOT for the event to help supplement the efforts in [...]

How-To-SAFETY Joins 2014 NHTSA Region 2 Child Passenger Safety Technical Conference

How-To-SAFETY joins 2014 NHTSA Region 2 Child Passenger Safety Technical Conference. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with the Conference Planning Committee is hosting the eleventh Child Passenger Safety Technical Conference held at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania in June of 2014. The NHTSA Region 2 Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Conference Planning Committee is a group of child passenger safety advocates, comprised of representatives from state and local governments, safety advocacy groups, non-profit and education agencies from New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Committee’s goal is to [...]

How-To-Safety Completes Training in Passenger Safety for Children with Special Health Care Needs

How To Safety completes training course on "Safe Travels for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs", a curriculum developed by National Center for the Safe Transportation of Children with Special Healthcare Needs and the Automotive Safety Program at Indiana University School of Medicine. Specialized or adaptive child passenger safety seats or restraints are designed specifically for children with special health care needs, and may be required when the use of conventional child passenger safety restraints are not possible or contraindicated. The specialized training was provided by CHKD Health Center in Virginia Beach, VA. CHKD is a facility [...]

How-To-SAFETY attending Safe Kids NYC Conference, May 2014

How-To-SAFETY attending Safe Kids NYC Conference, May 2014. Safe Kids New York City led by NYCDOT is holding a “Safe Kids Healthy Families” Conference, on May 15, 2014 at Lenox Hill Hospital. Safe Kids Healthy Families is a multi-disciplinary injury prevention education program for health educators, childcare providers, after-school directors, teachers, social workers, nurses, law enforcement officers and others. Anna Caffarelli, MHS, Special Projects Coordinator, and Ariel Spira-Cohen, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Environmental Disease and Injury Prevention, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, are presenting an overview of childhood injuries and fatalities in New York City. A [...]