Safety Information

Recall Information

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April Product Recalls

Georgia Child Safety Laws

  • Child Safety Seat Law - All children under 8 years of age are required to ride in an appropriate child safety seat in the back seat.  (NHTSA and AAP also recommend that children remain in a booster seat until at least 4 feet-9 inches tall).  40-8-76.1 (b) (1)
  • Primary Safety Belt Law -  All children from 8-18 years of age who ride in a car, van or truck must wear a safety belt.  Only one person per belt.  (NHTSA and AAP also recommend that children 13 and under ride in the back seat).  40-8-76.1 (e) (3)
  • Bike Helmet Law - All children under 16 years of age must wear an approved bicycle helmet while riding on public roads, sidewalks and bike paths.  50-6-296 (e) (1) 
  • Life Jacket Law - All children under 10 years of age on a moving vessel must wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved and appropriately sized personal flotation device.  The law does not apply when a child is within a fully enclosed roofed cabin or other fully enclosed roofed compartment or structure of the vessel.  (Floaties and toy rings are NOT approved flotation devices).  52-7-8 (d) (3)

Fact Sheets and Safety Tips

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Airway Obstruction

At Risk




Bicycle Skate and Skateboard Safety

Burn Scald Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety Fact Sheet  

Drowning and Water-Related Safety

Falls Prevention

Fire Safety



In and Around Vehicle Safety Fact Sheet  

Motor Vehicle






Safe Kids Worldwide



Sports and Recreation Safety

Suffocation and Choking Safety Fact Sheet  

Toy Safety

Trends in Unintentional Childhood Injury-Related Deaths

Unintentional Injury Risk for Children

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