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Safety Program

The SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Safety Program is dedicated to the prevention of childhood injuries. It also serves as the lead agency for Safe Kids St. Louis, a local chapter of the national Safe Kids program.

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, the SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Safety Program has contributed to a 45% national reduction in child fatalities resulting from unintentional injuries, saving more than 38,000 lives.

In partnership with Safe Kids WorldwideKohl’s Cares, West County EMS and Fire Protection District, as well as a variety of local organizations, we provide the tools you need to keep your children and babies safe at home, in the car and at play.

Some of the many services we offer also include infant and child Family and Friends CP classes, home and sport safety equipment, and education to ensure our children’s safety.

Injury Prevention Information

These are some of the top categories of preventable injuries for children. Click through each category for safety checklists, guidelines and other tips from our partners Safe Kids St. Louis, SportsCare and more.

Baby Safety
Bicycle and Helmet Safety
Child Passenger Safety
Home Safety
Pedestrian Safety
Poison Safety
Seasonal Safety
Sports Safety


Emergency contact sheet for your children's caregivers
CPR and choking instructions for infants and children


Watch and share with your kids, your neighbors and friends.

Our Injury Prevention Partners

Injury prevention, like raising a child, takes a village. SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital makes every effort to be sure that village is full of people and organizations from a wide variety of industries and specialties across the St. Louis and St. Charles regions.

Other injury prevention partners include:

West County Safety House
MoDot (Missouri Department of Transportation)
Infant Loss Resources
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
St. Louis County Department of Health
Local Fire and Police Departments

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