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Safety Resources

The resources provided in the Living Safely Online Center for Safety are available in both English and Spanish. We have provided many of these resources in multiple formats to support choices for accessing and comprehending important safety information. We have provided these options recognizing that there is no single method that is equally suited for all people.

  • Community Safety

Walking or Rolling in the Community

Crossing the Street

Parking Lot Safety for Pedestrians

Parking Lot Safety for Drivers

Going Out with a Group of People

Getting Help from a Stranger

Being Lost

Avoiding Crime

Public Restroom Safety

  • Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergencies and Disasters

New Jersey Register Ready

When to Call 911

How to Call 911

  • Fire Safety

Smoke Alarms

Understanding Carbon Monoxide

Specialized Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Holiday Fire Prevention

  • Health and Health Care

Preventing Alcohol Poisoning

Hand Hygiene

Washing Hands with Soap and Water

Using Hand Sanitizer

First Aid Kit Checklist

  • Home Safety

Food Poisoning

Grilling Safety

Safety with Knives

  • Internet and Technology

Basic Internet Safety

How to Protect your Privacy on Apps

Password Checklist

How to Reduce Unwanted Promotional Mail, Email, and Phone Calls

What to Do if You Already Paid a Phone Scammer

Preventing Phone Scams

Reporting a Phone Scam

Phone Scams and Identity Theft

  • Law Enforcement

What to do if a police officer wants to talk with me

What to do if you get arrested

Common Justice Terminology

  • Personal Safety

NJ Poison Control Center

Button and Coin batteries

How to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

How to Reduce Credit Card and Insurance Policy Offers

  • Recreation Safety

Wheeled Sports

Wearing Bicycle Helmets Prevents Head Injuries

Bicycle Safety Checklist

How to Put on a Bicycle Helmet

Halloween Safety

Fireworks Safety

Movie Theater Safety

Campfire Safety

Playground Safety

Holiday Decorating Safety

We value the expertise of our partners in safety who have demonstrated their commitment to inclusive healthy communities.

The information contained in Living Safely with Disabilities and Special Health Needs (Living Safely) is provided for educational and informational purposes only. The content contains general information and may not reflect a person’s individual needs or current legal developments or information. Children’s Specialized Hospital makes no guarantee, either communicated or implied, about the accuracy, application, appropriateness, or completeness of the information within Living Safely, or at any other website to which it is linked. Children’s Specialized Hospital specifically relinquishes all liability with respect to any person’s actions, taken or not taken, based upon any or all of the information or other contents from Living Safely.

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This initiative was funded in part by an Inclusive Healthy Communities Grant from the Division of Disability Services, New Jersey Department of Human Services.

Valoramos la experiencia en seguridad de nuestros asociados que hayan demostrado su compromiso con tener comunidades sanas e inclusivas.

La información incluida en Vivir seguro con discapacidades y necesidades especiales de salud (Vivir seguro) se presenta únicamente con fines educativos e informativos. En el contenido se incluye información general: esta podría no reflejar las necesidades individuales o los acontecimientos jurídicos o información actuales de una persona. Children’s Specialized Hospital no garantiza, ni expresa ni implícitamente, la precisión, aplicación, adecuación o exhaustividad de la información incluida en Vivir seguro, ni en ningún otro sitio web al que esté vinculado. Children’s Specialized Hospital específicamente renuncia a toda responsabilidad en relación con las acciones de cualquier persona, realizadas o no, con base en la totalidad o parte de la información u otro contenido de Vivir seguro.

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Esta iniciativa fue financiada en parte por una subvención del programa Inclusive Healthy Communities Grant Program (Programa de Subvenciones para Comunidades Sanas e Inclusivas) de la División de Servicios para Discapacitados del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Nueva Jersey.

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