4-Safety in the News

4 Safety on The Rhode Show

Tips to Stay Safe This Season

Mark Zonfrillo, MD of Hasbro Children’s Hospital demonstrates how to properly fit a bike helmet and also shares some Halloween safety tips. 
(10/17/2016)

Beach Week at Scarborough State Beach

The 4-Safety team shares tips for protecting yourself while enjoying a day in the sun.
(7/11/2016)

Hasbro’s 4-Safety Shares Sun Safety Tips

Dina Burstein, MD, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the 4-Safety Program discusses how quickly a car can heat up in warmer weather and steps to take to be sure a child or pet is never left behind.
(6/13/2016)

Safety First Tips on the Playground

Dina Burstein, MD, Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the 4-Safety Program discusses the types of injuries seen on playground and steps parents can take to avoid them.
(10/6/2015)

Bringing Water Safety to the Public

Get a CPR demonstration from Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s Sadiqa Kendi, MD. Dr. Kendi discusses the importance of close supervision and learning CPR as the first line of defense to combat accidental drowning.
(8/18/2015)

Staying Safe this Summer

The 4-Safety team joins The Rhode Show for their annual Beach Week! We share tips on how to properly fit a life jacket and what those beach flags actually mean.
(7/8/2015)

Iced Coffee Day Proceeds to Benefit Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Watch highlights from Iced Coffee Day as Dunkin’ Donuts donates to Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the 4-Safety Program.
(5/21/2015)

What You Should Know About Cyber-Bullying

Megan Ranney, MD, of Rhode Island Hospital describes what cyber-bullying is and steps parents can take to help prevent it.
(5/7/2015)

4-Safety Program Focuses on Bullying Prevention

Sue Orban from the Washington County Coalition for Children speaks about ways to prevent bullying.
(4/10/2015)

4-Safety Program Focuses on Bullying

Alison Reise, MD, from Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and Erin Bushey, with the 4-Safety Program, discuss the signs to look for in a child who may encounter bullying.
(3/12/2015)

2/2/2015 4-Safety Program Spreading Messages Across RI

Michael Mello, MD, Director of the 4-Safety Program, talks about the program’s goal of decreasing injuries to families statewide. Dr. Mello discusses common burns in the home and how to avoid them. David Harrington, MD, from the Rhode Island Hospital Burn Center discusses what to do if you receive a burn at home.

Spreading the Word with the 4-Safety Program

Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Dunkin’ Donuts’ 4-Safety Program talks with Dina Burstein, MD, from the hospital’s Injury Prevention Center. and Vincent Quinterno, Deputy State Fire Marshal, to discuss the dangers of home fires and what you can do to help keep your family safe.
(1/19/2015)

Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Dunkin’ Donuts Unveil a Safety Initiative: The 4-Safety Program

Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Dunkin’ Donuts have come together to help spread the word about safety to communities and families across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.
(10/10/2014)

4-Safety on the News

Hundreds Turn Out to Help Local Patients Fight Cancer
The second annual Rising Above Cancer 5K Run and Walk to benefit Lifespan’s Cancer Institute. The 4-Safety Program was featured at this event. (7/22/2017 )
Watch the full video on turnto10.com.

Providing Safe Ways for Children to Celebrate on Fourth of July
Dina Burstein, MD of Hasbro Children’s Hospital and the 4-Safety Program, discusses ways kids can safely celebrate on the Fourth of July and avoid common injuries such as burns. (6/30/2017)
Watch the video on turnto10.com.

The Push for More Kids to Wear Helmets When on Wheels
Catherine Nwachukwu, of the 4-Safety Program, and Mark Zonfrillo, MD of Hasbro Children’s Hospital, discuss the types of injuries seen in the emergency department from riding on wheels and steps to prevent these types of injuries. (5/15/2017)
Watch the video on wpri.com.

Girls Death Underscores Dangers of Window Blind Cords
Catherine Nwachukwu gives tips  about window cord safety. (12/1/2016) 
Watch the video on wpri.com.

Important Tips for Hot Summer Days
Dina Burstein, MD of The Rhode Island Hospital Injury Prevention Center and 4-Safety Program discusses the dangers of hot cars and how to keep pets and young children safe. (7/26/2016)
Watch the video on wpri.com.

Even Small Fireworks Can Cause Serious Injury
Dina Burstein, MD of RI and Hasbro Children’s Hospital’s Injury Prevention Center and the 4-Safety Program discusses the dangers of small fireworks and sparklers to young children. She suggests a few safer alternatives. (6/27/2016)
Watch the video on turnto10.com.

Mom on Life-Saving Mission after Son Drowns in Pool
Catherine Nwachukwu of the 4-Safety Program discusses ways to keep kids safe around the pool. (5/23/2016)
Watch the video on wpri.com.