With families spending more time at home there is an increased risk of accidental poisoning among children. However, adolescents and adults are at risk as well for using a product in the wrong way, by the wrong person or in the wrong amount.
Here are a few tips and recommendations to help prevent accidental poisonings […]Continue Reading →
Fall-related injuries are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries in children in the United States. Did you know the risk of a child suffering a fall-related injury at home is twice that of a fall-related injury occurring at a childcare facility? Make sure you know the risks and how to prevent falls at home!
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With the first week in April being Window Safety Week, here are 4 tips to keep your children safe around windows while at home!
Properly install window guards to prevent unintentional window falls. For windows above the first floor, include an emergency release device in case of fire. Install Window Guards and Stops. Screens […]Continue Reading →
With Super Bowl Sunday this past weekend, millions were glued to their television, whether it be to watch the game, judge the halftime performance, or even catch their favorite commercials. In recognition of National T.V. Safety Day, on February 1st, here are a few statistics to consider:
By contrast, only […]Continue Reading →
October is National Fire Prevention Month and we’ve got some fire safety tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe this season:
CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS.
For the best protection, install smoke alarms on every level of your home and in every sleeping area. Be sure to check them each […]
CALLING ALL NEW PARENTS! If you’ve been looking for safety tips to help you handle your new bundle of joy, you’ve come to the right place. When bringing your baby home, it is common to have lots of questions concerning proper care for your new child.
Here are a few […]Continue Reading →
Window Safety Week in April coincides with the arrival of spring when homeowners naturally want to open the windows and let in fresh air. The goal is twofold: for families to understand the role of windows in escaping a fire or other emergency and to learn to safeguard against accidental window falls.
The […]Continue Reading →
Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning, and it almost always happens when a child gets into medicine during a moment alone. Babies and toddlers move through the world touching and tasting everything in reach, constantly testing their new motor skills. Many prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and supplements look and taste like […]Continue Reading →
Spring is in the Air, Let’s Get Ready!
Springtime is swiftly approaching and that means daylight savings time is coming up. Use this bi-annual time change to remind yourself to check your smoke alarms! To increase the chances of surviving a fire double check or change the batteries in smoke alarms. For the best protection, […]Continue Reading →
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, approximately 3 million people – many under the age of 5 – swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance each year. Most poisonings happen when parents or caregivers are home but not paying attention. The most dangerous potential poisons are medicines, cleaning products, pesticides, furniture polish, […]Continue Reading →