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First Responders

The mission of public safety officers is to help keep children safe by preventing the leading cause of death for children — unintentional injury.

Fatal injury varies with age. For infants, the number one cause of death is due to unsafe sleeping environments, which result in sleep-related deaths such as accidental suffocation and sudden unexplained infant death.

In this section, you will learn about how you as a public safety official can prevent infant death and keep every baby sleeping safely.