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NSC Hosts National Poison Prevention Week News Conference, Tuesday, March 17
Date:3/16/2009

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council will host a National Poison Prevention Week news conference on behalf of the National Poison Prevention Week Council, Tuesday, March 17, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event will feature a father, Phil Bauer, of Pennsylvania, whose son died from an unintentional overdose of painkilling medication just one week before his high school graduation. Other speakers will include:

  • Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., Administrator, Health Resources & Services Administration
  • Kristen Binaso, Senior Director of Corporate Alliances, American Pharmacists Association, on the importance of talking to your pharmacist about how to take, store and dispose of medications properly to prevent accidental poisoning
  • Sandy Giffin, President, American Association of Poison Control Centers, on poisoning incidence from the poison center perspective and the future of poison centers
  • Alan Korn, Director of Public Policy and General Counsel, Safe Kids Worldwide, on the dangers of carbon monoxide
  • Deborah M. Fanning, Vice Chair of Poison Prevention Week Council, Executive Vice President, The Art and Creative Materials Institute, Inc.

In addition, the two winners of the 2009 National Poison Prevention Week children's poster contest will be recognized for their contributions to public education.

National Poison Prevention Week, established in 1961, was designed to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them. In that era, children primarily were at risk, typically from ingesting household products like drugs, pesticides and detergents. In recent decades, the introduction of safety interventions like poison prevention campaigns and child-resistant bottle caps have saved thousands of lives, said Kristin Lolmaugh, Na
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