- Gates on stairs.
- Safety caps on electical outlets.
- Keep kids away from power cords (They can chew them)
- Put guards on windows to prevent falls.
- Put poisons up high and locked away.
- Keep medicines (over the counter and prescription) out of reach
of children in a locked cabinet, even vitamins and aspirin, even mouthwash
and toothpaste. Always use child resistant caps.
- Keep guns out of children's reach, locked up, and keep guns and
- Lower hot water heat temperature not to scald.
- Put a fence around an outdoor swimming pool and keep the gate locked.
Curious neighborhood children may want to investigate your pool when
you are not at home.
- Handling food properly will decrease chances of food poisoning.
- Use non slip rugs and bath mat to prevent slipping in tub.
- Look for toys or cords that your child could trip on and remove
- Install toilet safety locks to avoid drowning from toddlers falling
into toilet water.
- Don't leave buckets of mop water lying around. A toddler can drown
in even a small amount.
- Keep your eyes on children at all times. A child can pull stool
or chair to a washing machine and fall in head first, trapped to drown.
Thousands of home accidents occur every year, most of which could have