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05.09.2015, The battle against drowning accidents: KFV supports more than 200 children in Austria in learning to swim!

Perfectly prepared, over 200 children from Austria are starting out into the swimming season because thanks to a swimming course with Helmi they can now enjoy cooling off safely.
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04.09.2015, Extreme athlete Hannes Arch supports Helmi in the battle against child accidents in Austria!

„When the lives of children are at stake, there can be no compromises in terms of safety,“ says extreme athlete Hannes Arch. "Many people think extreme sports is just about taking on increasingly great risks."
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17.06.2015, Quickly and silently: Drowning is the second most common cause of accident-related death among children in Austria

As part of the "VISION ZERO 2020 - Child accidents are preventable" initiative by the KFV (Austrian Road Safety Board), safety expert Helmi is touring the Austrian provinces in the summer months, teaching children between the ages of five and 15 how to swim.
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18.03.2015, Kindergarten campaign in March and April to prevent falls from windows

Falls from windows are among the most serious accidents for children. Currently, the risk of falls from windows is particularly high due to the increasingly warm time of year. In a circular letter sent to over 5,000 Austrian childcare facilities, which included the request to display the letter in a clearly-visible spot in kindergartens, the KFV appealed to all parents to implement preventive measures immediately by mounting window restrictors in the home.
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11.03.2015, Continuation of „Vision Zero 2020“ Making Austria safer for children!

No child killed or severely injured in Austria - this is the ambitious objective of the VISION ZERO 2020 initiative. In accordance with the motto "Full attention - Zero accidents!", representatives of the Austrian Insurance Association VVO, the KFV (Austrian Road Safety Board) and the LKH Graz Hospital, at a joint press conference with the Minister of Family and Youth Dr. Sophie Karmasin, declared Austria a child-safe zone.
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04.03.2015, New KFV road safety campaign: 30 km/h speed limit near schools!

The new school year is about to begin - and for many children, going to school means a new, exciting stage in life. But starting school also means an increased risk of accidents on the way to school.
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01. December 2014, Christmas time: Fire hazards for children

Almost 4,000 home fires occur in Austria each year. "About half of all fires in Austria take place in the private sphere. On average, around 30 people die as a result of fires every year. Experience has shown that in December there are twice as many fires as compared to other average months of the year due to naked flames and fires," explains Dr. Peter Thirring.
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30.10.2014, Child accidents: Every 13 minutes, a child has an accident in the home!

30.10.2014, Child accidents: Every 13 minutes, a child has an accident in the home! For many children, the supposedly secure home is the place where they injure themselves most frequently.
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11.07.2014, Drowning: Life or death can be a matter of minutes

With a road show concept, the KFV pool tour began in Vienna and toured across Austria in the summer of 2014.
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27.06.2014, When parents endanger their children: How secure are Austria's children as passengers in cars?

Every year, accidents with severe consequences happen due to lacking or incorrect child safety measures in cars.
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06.03.2014, VISION ZERO 2020: Child accidents are preventable!

No child killed or severely injured in Austria!