Article and audio introduction by Samantha Kennedy, Family and Consumer Sciences
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 30,000 people die each year in the United States due to unintentional injury within the home ... READ MORE
Tomorrow families will celebrate the 4th of July with friends and families. Many of these celebrations will include fireworks... whether watching as part of a show or performing your own personal one. While they are beautiful and fun, fireworks ... READ MORE
In my last safety blog, we looked at knowing what poisons are, how children can come in contact with them, where to find them, limiting exposure to them, and knowing what to do in case a child comes in contact with them. In this blog, we’ll ... READ MORE
Your child just swallowed some some of the cleaning fluid you accidentally left out. Do you know what to do? Poison Control Centers receive over 2 million calls annually, with the largest number of calls for poison exposures in the home to children ... READ MORE
The first blog on performing a home safety check focused on poison prevention, scald burns, and trips and falls. This second blog will focus on all forms of burns.
According to The American Burn Association, the primary causes of burns are ... READ MORE
As you start this new year, you may be taking inventory at home of projects that need to be accomplished. As you’re considering what needs to be done, you may want to think about performing a room-by-room safety check to look for potential ... READ MORE