Kids Safety

Posted on Sep 9, 2013 in Health Topics

Kids Safety

Kids are going to fall, crash, slip and tumble. It’s all part of being a kid, and we wouldn’t want it any other way. But there are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid the more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities and even death.

Home — it’s where children grow and learn, the place where they find comfort, love and care. It’s where they can see, touch, explore and experience the world around them, so their minds and bodies develop properly. It’s also a place where children need to feel safe.

10. Never Leave Children Alone Near Water

9. Keep Cleaning Materials and Other Chemicals Away from Children

8. Any Firearms Should Be Unloaded and Locked Away

7. Keep Sleeping Areas as Bare as Possible, Especially for Babies

6. Cover Electrical Outlets and Protect Children from Electrical Wires

5. Keep Small Items and Food Out of Reach

4. Install a Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Detector

3. Secure Windows, Block Stairways and Lock Doors

2. Keep Children Safe Around the Family Pet

1. Be Prepared for an Emergency