ERIC Number: ED367456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
National Poison Prevention Week Promotional Materials.
Poison Prevention Week Council, Washington, DC.
This collection of materials for parents, early childhood workers, the elderly, and anyone in situations requiring safeguards against poisoning, spans the years 1993 and 1994 and is intended to promote National Poison Prevention Week. The materials included are: (1) the 31-page, illustrated report on National Poison Prevention Week for 1993, published by the Poison Prevention Week Council and including a presidential proclamation of National Poison Prevention Week, remarks by several chairpersons of federal agencies at a news conference in March 1993, excerpts from journals and newsletters, and reports of state and local activities concerning poison prevention; (2) a six-page, loose-leaf "Editor's Fact Sheet 1994" in the form of questions and answers on safety tips related to poison hazards; (3) a "Suggested Proclamation for Governors in Conjunction with National Poison Prevention Week 1994"; (4) a "Poison Lookout Checklist" and an announcement in Spanish and English on prevention of poisoning from medicines containing iron, both published by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission; (5) a three-page fact sheet on pesticides and child safety published by the Environmental Protection Agency; (6) a page addressed to senior citizens on safe use of medicines, published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; (7) a brochure on protection of children against household poisons, prepared by the Poison Prevention Week Council and the Consumer Product Safety Commission; (8) a list of 52 brochures, fliers, and pamphlets on poison prevention; (9) a list of officers and member organizations of the Poison Prevention Week Council; and (10) a poster announcing National Poison Prevention Week, March 20-26, 1994. (ME)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Poison Prevention Week Council, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Poison Prevention Week
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