Safety / Prevention

Leon S. Peters Burn Center proves Capabilities and Expertise

Several times a year the Leon S. Peters Burn Center leaders train with other hospitals on how to handle a disaster with multiple victims, so when word came that 14 people had been injured in a gas line explosion in Fresno staff began alerting surgeons, calling in more nurses and looking for extra beds in the hospital.

Community Regional sponsors Power Line Safety at Kids Safe May Day

The 10th annual May Day Safety Fair sponsored by the Kids Safe Coalition of Central California was an education day at Chukchansi Park baseball stadium where first-graders from local schools had the opportunity to receive valuable information on how to be safe. Community's Leon S. Peters Burn Center partnered with PG&E to present how to be safe around power lines.

Teaching street smarts keeps kids safe

More than 3,000 first-graders from local schools crowded the sidewalks of a scaled down city scene to practice looking both ways and yelling at imaginary, distracted drivers during safety lessons sponsored by Community Regional Medical Center.


Concussion Awareness

In this educational video, Brenna Hughes, medical speech pathologist at Community Regional Medical Center is looking to build awareness about the negative effects of concussions from high impact sports.

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Ladder Safety

'Tis the season for hanging holiday decorations, trimming landscaping for winter and changing batteries in your smoke alarms. And that means getting out the ladder. Falls from ladders are some of the major injuries seen in Community Regional Medical Center's Level 1 Trauma Center. Follow these safety tips to safely handle your winter wonderland.
 

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Step up for ladder safety

'Tis the season for hanging holiday decorations, trimming landscaping for winter and changing batteries in your smoke alarms. And that means getting out the ladder. Falls from ladders are some of the major injuries seen in Community Regional Medical Center's Level 1 Trauma Center. Follow these safety tips to safely handle your winter wonderland.


Pedestrian Safety

A reminder to slow down and pay attention at all times, whether driver or pedestrian. Community Regional Medical Center is home to the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and participates in Safe Kids USA – a nationwide network of organizations working to prevent unintentional childhood injury. Members of Safe Kids Central Valley received a grant from Safe Kids USA to bring enhanced crosswalk safety to some Fresno area elementary schools.

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Pedestrian Safety

Community Regional Medical Center is home to the region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and participates in Safe Kids USA – a nationwide network of organizations working to prevent unintentional childhood injury. Members of Safe Kids Central Valley received a grant from Safe Kids USA to bring enhanced traffic engineering to some Fresno area elementary schools. This video is a reminder to slow down and pay attention at all times, whether you are a driver or a pedestrian.


Motorcycle Safety

Some tips and techniques to help keep you safe while riding a motorcycle.

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You’ve got to move it, move it!

Everyday movement can prevent pain, illness and early death. A recently released medical study found that people who sit for most of the day are 54 percent more likely to die from a heart attack than those who stand or walk.