THE HOME SHOULD BE

THE SAFEST PLACE FOR OUR CHILDREN

...unfortunately, quite often it isn't. An open window, an unguarded staircase or cleaning fluids left within reach are just some of the many household dangers that can cause serious injury or death to small children.

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More children die from unintentional injuries than from all childhood diseases combined (National Safe Kids Campaign)

45%

Approximately 45% of unintentional injury deaths among young children occur in and around the home, caused primarily by suffocation, drowning, fires/burns and falls. (Centers For Disease Control)

4

Every 4 seconds a child is treated for an injury in an emergency department (Centers for Disease Control)

90

Every 90 seconds an infant is seen in a emergency room department for an unintentional injury (Unintentional Injury Prevention CDC)

5

The top 5 hidden home hazards are: magnets, recalled products, furniture tip-overs, window falls/blind cords, and pool and spa drains (Consumer Product Safety Commission)

"Injuries are understandable, predictable and preventable. They are not, as we used to think, 'accidents.'" - THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS