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 Installingthe right child safety seat in your car Teaching children how to cross the street safely Storing medicines, ...
Keep your 1 to 3 year old children in REAR-FACING car seats for as long as possible. Its the best way to keep them safe. T...
Use  smoke alarmsCreate and practice a family fire escape planInstall a home fire sprinkler system if possible
Use  a soft landing playgrounds such as sand or wood chipsUse protective gear such as helmet, during sport and recreatio...
POISONING Place all potentially chemical agents out of  reach or in the cabinet Teach child not to play in trash contain...
 Never   leave a child unattended in a pool or spa  and always watch your child when he or she is  in or near water Teac...
CDC Vital Signs - Child Injury. (2012, April 16).  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Retrieved April 20, 2012, ...
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  1. 1. By Comfort Taiwo, RN
  2. 2.  Installingthe right child safety seat in your car Teaching children how to cross the street safely Storing medicines, cleaners and other dangerous substances in locked cabinets Baby proofing your home Not leaving small children unattended Watch for foreign body substance in your environment
  3. 3. Keep your 1 to 3 year old children in REAR-FACING car seats for as long as possible. Its the best way to keep them safe. They should remain in a rear-facing car seat until they reach the top height or weight limit allowed by your car seats manufacturer.
  4. 4. Use smoke alarmsCreate and practice a family fire escape planInstall a home fire sprinkler system if possible
  5. 5. Use a soft landing playgrounds such as sand or wood chipsUse protective gear such as helmet, during sport and recreation especially bicycle ridingInstall protective rails on bunk beds and lofts beds
  6. 6. POISONING Place all potentially chemical agents out of reach or in the cabinet Teach child not to play in trash container Know number and location of nearest poison control center Replace child-guard caps properly
  7. 7.  Never leave a child unattended in a pool or spa and always watch your child when he or she is in or near water Teach children basic water safety tips Keep children away from pool drains, pipes and other openings to avoid entrapments Have a telephone close by when you or your family is using a pool or spa If a child is missing, look for him or her in the pool or spa first Share safety instructions with family, friends and neighbors
  8. 8. CDC Vital Signs - Child Injury. (2012, April 16). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved April 20, 2012, from http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/ChildInjuryPrevent Injuries in Children - Quick Guide to Healthy Living: healthfinder.gov - Live well. Learn how. healthfinder.gov - Your Source for Reliable Health Information. Retrieved April 20, 2012, from http://healthfinder.gov/prevention/ViewTopi c.aspx?topicID=61&cnt=1&areaID=1
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