NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Accidents in and around the home are a significant cause of deaths and injuries in children across Middle Tennessee.

On Thursday, News 2 focused on new information and recommendations to help families stay safe.

In each newscast, we reported the latest tips and trends involving safety in and around the home, in your car, and even on the playing field with topics including fire safety, sleep safety for babies, gun safety in the home and preventing accidental poisoning.

In addition, we will featured experts from Vanderbilt University live in the News 2 studio with the latest information and advice on several different topics.Stories covered in News 2 Family Safety Day include: