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The Safety Center Community Injury Prevention Award

The Injury Prevention and Trauma Programs at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC are pleased to announce The Safety Center Community Injury Prevention award for community members who put forth the energy and effort needed to take steps preventing injuries to children and teenagers in their community.

This award recognizes those whose career is not in the prevention field; yet as partners in prevention they accept the challenges of keeping kids safe. To nominate a person for this acknowledgement please review the criteria below and complete the attached form.

Forms should be sent to:
Chris Vitale
Injury Prevention Manager
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

If you have questions please contact Chris Vitale at 412-692-8229 or christine.vitale@chp.edu.


  • The job this person does for a living is not in injury prevention
  • This person took/takes steps to keep children safe on a consistent basis or has done something extraordinary
  • This person went above and beyond to keep kids safe; more than any average person might
  • Others would also say the actions of this person should be recognized

We will contact you if we need additional information or clarification. Award ceremony will occur annually in the fall.

Last Update
April 2, 2013
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Last Update
April 2, 2013