Child Safety Seats

The Eureka Fire Protection District is dedicated to keeping you and your family as safe as can be. Your firefighters want you to learn about protecting kids from injury in crashes. The Eureka Fire Protection District is proud to be a child safety seat inspection station. We urge our residents to contact us at 636-938-5505 to set up an appointment.

More than 81 percent of child restraints are used incorrectly, including 88 percent of forward-facing toddler seats, 86 percent of rear-facing infant seats and 85 percent of safety belts, as determined at child passenger safety seat inspection stations across the country. (Child Passengers at Risk in America: A National Study of Restraint Use, National SAFE KIDS Campaign, 2002)

Carseat

  1. The three most common mistakes in installing a child safety seat are:
  2. Not attaching the seat tightly to the car or truck
  3. Not fastening the harness tightly enough
  4. Not using the chest clip or using it incorrectly.

  

For More Information or to
Schedule Your Child Safety Seat Inspection
Contact
Community Services Supervisor Scott Barthelmass at 636-938-5505