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Poison Prevention Resources

National Poison Prevention Week - March 15 - 21, 2020


(Compiled February 2015 - ND Poison Safety Subcommittee of the ND Injury Prevention Coalition.Updated February 2020.)
North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH)

Contact:
Mandy Slag, Injury Prevention Program Director at 701-328-4536 or mslag@nd.gov

The NDDoH poison look-alike kits can be checked out online display and educational use.

The North Dakota Poison Center has resources to order or download.

http://www.ndpoison.org/
 

Teaching Children

Visit this link for child safety information/tips and child activity sheets.

https://ndpoison.org/education/public-education/
 

Senior Information

https://ndpoison.org/prevention/senior-safety-tips/

Scholastic

The OTC Medication Safety is a teacher or nurse curriculum designed to teach medication safety to grades 5-8. It contains lessons plans and resources. http://www.scholastic.com/otc-med-safety/ 

Safe Kids Grand Forks

Contact:
Carma Hanson, MS, RN
Coordinator
701-780-1489
safekids@altru.org

Brochures available for download (or to order) at www.safekidsgf.com

These include:

Safe Kids Grand Forks has an active Facebook page that posts tips on poison safety and many other topics: https://www.facebook.com/safekidsgf

Safe Kids Grand Forks has a medication safety PowerPoint that can be used. It is intended for parents and/or caregivers. The presentation is 30-45 minutes and has speaker notes for ease of use.

Safe Kids Worldwide

These sites provide tip sheets, research reports, and kids’ activities.

Visit their web site for poison safety information:

Up & Away

Medication safe storage: http://www.upandaway.org/

National Capital Poison Center

A quarterly newsletter about current poison topics that you can sign up to receive. https://www.poison.org/the-poison-post

Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Medication safety and poison safety:

Minnesota Poison Control System

Contact:
Kirk Hughes RN, EMT, CSPI
Education Director/Poison Specialist
www.mnpoison.org
Kirk.hughes@hcmed.org
 

Education for professionals:

https://ndpoison.org/education/professional-education/

North Dakota Safety Council

Contact:
Kathy Zander
Community Protection Manager
North Dakota Safety Council
Office: 701-751-6105
Email: kathyz@ndsc.org

Medication safety in the workplace:

http://www.nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/prescription-painkillers-for-employers.aspx