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Adults Have Important Roles To Play In Child Safety

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Marc J. Yacht, in a St. Petersburg Times Guest Column today, lists numerous ways adults can protect school age children from injuries. The article is well worth a read. Thank you, Marc and The Times for the reminders for us adults.

Adult supervision prevents many childhood injuries

Teachers have returned, students are back. Welcome to school year 2006-2007.

Safety issues may prove challenging, starting with the trip to school, the school environment, sports activities, the trip back home and finally, evening recreation.

The principal rule to prevent any injury involves adult supervision. Without watching eyes, students will be at increased risk for harm.