Break Point Archives

Break Point! Injury Prevention Newsletter Month
Volume 4, Issue 10 - October 2001
Volume 4, Issue 9 - September 2001
Volume 4, Issue 8 - August 2001
Volume 4, Issue 7 - Break Point Splashes Into Summer Safety July 2001
Volume 4, Issue 6 - Break Point's Sunny Summertime Issue June 2001
Volume 4, Issue 5 - Bicycle Safety Issue May 2001
Volume 4, Issue 4 - Break Point's Outdoor Safety Issue April 2001
Volume 4, Issue 3 - How Much Do You Know About Poison Prevention? March 2001
Volume 4, Issue 2 - Break Point's Booster Seat and Burn Awareness Issue February 2001
Volume 4, Issue 1 - Prepare for Wintry Fun and Cold January 2001
Volume 3, Issue 12 - Break Point Celebrates the Holidays! December 2000
Volume 3, Issue 11 - Get Ready for the Holidays November 2000
Volume 3, Issue 10 - America's Kids are More Inactive Than Ever October 2000
Volume 3, Issue 9 - Drive Safely to Work Week September 2000
Volume 3, Issue 8 - Back to School Safety August 2000
Volume 3, Issue 7 - Break Point Walks to School July 2000
Volume 3, Issue 6 - June starts the vacation season, which means people will be traveling by several modes of transportation, sometimes all in the same week.. June 2000
Volume 3, Issue 5 - We have all been waiting for the warmer weather to arrive. People are getting busy now with graduations, barbeques and beginning the walking routine they have been planning for months. That is probably why May is one of the busiest months in injury prevention. This month is filled with injury prevention health observances. May 2000
Volume 3, Issue 4 - Many people have a severe case of cabin fever and can't wait to get outdoors. As the weather gets warmer there is an increase in outdoor sport related injuries. This issue will look at ways to have fun in the spring weather and stay safe. April 2000
Volume 3, Issue 3 - Poisoning is not a hot topic in the news yet thousands of people are injured each year from substances used around their homes. Medications are useful to treat illnesses and taken properly they are quite effective. If taken in larger quantities they pose a threat to our health. We take the cleaners we use, or the products we have around our homes, for granted and believe these products actually save us time and effort. A problem can arise when these substances are misused or fall into the wrong hands. March 2000
Volume 3, Issue 2 - This issue of Break Point will cover the popular winter sports and provide ways to stay safe. As with any sport, preparation and common sense will help to keep the activity fun and prevent injuries. This issue of Break Point will also cover scald burns in conjunction with Burn Awareness Week, February 6-12, 2000. Scald injuries are the number one cause of burn injuries and deaths to children under 4. February 2000
Volume 3, Issue 1 - This month Break Point will focus on the cold weather months and how to keep warm and safe. Generally, January is the coldest month of the year with the temperatures reaching below zero and double-digit negative wind chill readings. The cold poses threats not only to our psyche but physical threats to our skin and the way our bodies react to the arctic temperatures. January 2000
Volume 2, Issue 12 - December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month (3D Month). Communities across the country will be working hard to reduce crashes, injury and death that too often result from impaired driving. December 1999
Volume 2, Issue 11 - Break Point Falls for Autumn!! Info on Hunting safety as well as Fall safety, and choosing the right gift for your children. November 1999
Volume 2, Issue 10 - Break Point Gets Fired Up For Fire Safety!! Info on Halloween safety as well as fire detection, escaping and reacting to fires October 1999
Volume 2, Issue 9 - Break Point's Big Back to School Issue!! Info on school bus safety as well as teenage driving, walking to school and carpooling September 1999
Volume 2, Issue 8 - Contains information on Amusement rides, tips on surviving the heat, as well as Recreational Vehicle and Lawn Mower safety. August 1999
Volume 2, Issue 7 - Tips on how to make traveling both safe and fun this summer. July 1999
Volume 2, Issue 6 - Fireworks safety, swimming pool safety, boating safety, and the hidden dangers related to warm weather activities. June 1999
Volume 2, Issue 5 - Bicycle and Motorcycle Safety, Skateboarding, and Inline Skating May 1999
Volume 2, Issue 4 - Sleepiness, Safety Belts, Road Rage, Sports Gear April 1999
Volume 2, Issue 3 - Poison Prevention Week, Children and Healthcare Week March 1999
Volume 2, Issue 2 - Popular winter sports such as sledding, skiing/snowboarding, ice skating, and snowmobiling February 1999
Volume 2, Issue 1 - Surviving harsh weather conditions January 1999
Volume 1, Issue 10 - Tips on planning safe and sober holiday parties, celebrating a safe Christmas December 1998
Volume 1, Issue 9 - Violence against Women November 1998
Volume 1, Issue 8 - Smoke Detectors, Trick-or-Treating, National Fire Prevention Week, Burning Leaves October 1998
Volume 1, Issue 7 - School Buses, Bicycle Safety, Carpooling, Walking to School September 1998
Volume 1, Issue 6 - Camping, Recreational Vehicles August 1998
Volume 1, Issue 5 - Playgrounds, Heat Exhaustion, Fireworks July 1998
Volume 1, Issue 4 - Fireworks, Barbecue Grills, Swimming Pools June 1998
Volume 1, Issue 3 - Safety Belts, SAFE KIDS Week, Electricity, Boating, Biking, National EMS Week, Emergency Medical Services for Children Day, Sunglasses May 1998
Volume 1, Issue 2 - Sports Related Injuries April 1998
Volume 1, Issue 1 - General Poisoning, Lead Poisoning, American Red Cross Month March 1998

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