In this week's Saturday Safety Roundup, stories of:
- a 13-year-old in Ovid, Michigan who died when she was unintentionally shot in the head by her 14-year-old brother who was handling a shotgun inside their home.
- a 3-year-old in Greenville, South Carolina who died when he was unintentionally shot in the head. He and his sister had been playing with a pink handgun that they thought was a toy.
- a 7-year-old in Buckeye, Arizona who was attacked by his neighbor's pitbulls as he tried to retrieve a football from their backyard. They tore off his right ear, broke his left arm, and caused serious lacerations on his face and body.
- a 2-year-old in Laytonsville, Maryland who suffered serious burns after drinking from a cup of hot coffee.
- a 2-year-old in Chandler, Arizona who suffered smoke inhalation after causing a house fire while playing with a lighter.
- an 11-year-old in Jacksonville, Florida who is in critical condition after falling out of the rear emergency door of a moving school bus with special-needs students.
- a 4-year-old in Livermore, California who drowned in his family's backyard swimming pool after getting out of his mother's sight for only a minute or two.
- a 5-year-old in Columbus, Ohio who is in critical condition after nearly drowning in an icy pond near his apartment complex. A bystander drowned trying to save him.
- a 2-year-old in Tucson, Arizona who nearly drowned while taking a bath with her 5-year-old brother while their mother went into another room to change clothes.
- a 3-year-old in Bastrop, Texas who drowned in a backyard swimming pool at his grandparent's home.
- a 17-year-old in Cashton, Wisconsin who drowned while cutting ice blocks on a pond.
- a 13-month-old in White Township, Pennsylvania who drowned while in the bathtub with his 2-year-old and 3-year-old siblings.
- a 14-year-old in Boston, Massachusetts who died of carbon monoxide poisoning as he sat in a running car as his father shoveled snow.
Keep your kids safe. Not all, but many of these types of accidents can be prevented.