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Additional Resources

To make it easier to find online resources about poison prevention, we'll be compiling and updating links here. There is a great deal of material on the World Wide Web on this topic, and we hope that these annotated links will help get you started.

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Annotated Links


Poison Prevention Week Council

Poison Control Centers

Poison Prevention Tips & Treatment

Kids Safety

Natural Poison

Others Links


Poison Prevention Week Council

  • The Council provides a focal point for its 38 member organization and coordinates activities on poison prevention. Public Law 87-319 (approved September 26, 1961) requested the President to annually designate the third week in March as National Poison Prevention Week. The observance, sponsored by the Poison Prevention Week Council, was designed to alert the American people to the problem of accidental poisoning. For the past 34 years National Poison Prevention Week has focused on prevention poisonings among children under five years of age.

  • General Bill H9057: Poison Prevention Week

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Poison Control Centers

  • AAPCC Directory of Centers
    Find the location of the Poison Control Center in your area if you live in the United States or elsewhere in the world. Write the telephone number down and keep it handy.

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Poison Prevention Tips and Treatment

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Kids Safety

  • Health Infant & Child Safety
    Provided by Healthtouch

  • Kidsource On-line Healthcare
    This is designed for parents to take care of their children. It includes healthcare articles and KidSource on-line forums. In safety section, you can find poison lookout checklist for home safety.

  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign Home Page
    The National SAFE KIDS Campaign is the first nationwide movement to prevent unintentional childhood injury. At the heart of the Campaign are more than 170 State and Local SAFE KIDS Coalitions in 47 states and the District of Columbia which implement comprehensive, multi-faceted, community-based strategies focusing on child occupant protection, bicycle safety, residential fire detection, and scald burn prevention.

  • New Jersey Poison Information and Education system
    Site from the state of New Jersey. They make a good point about * babysitters* and poison prevention.

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Natural Poison

  • UAPlants
    Provided by University of Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center
  • UAVenomous Critters
    University of Arizona Poison & Drug Information Centerprovides information on poison secreting Arthropods and Reptiles.

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 Others

  • Lead Poisoning
    Provided by University of California at Davis Poison Control Center

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